By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Mbarara city have in detention the chairperson of Mbarara boda boda association over the continuous murders on colleagues.
Sadius Owokunda was arrested after boda boda riders tried to lynch him on allegations that he has a hand in the murder of colleagues and robbery of their motorcycles.
The mob of boda boda riders claimed that someone(s) killing them is (are) within since most of the motorcycles robbed from murdered colleagues are normally sold around the city or in the neighboring areas.
ASP Samson Kasasira the Rwizi region Police mouthpiece confirmed the arrest of Owokunda and said that investigations into the matter are still under way.
On 1st June 2021, the body of Silivano Arinaitwe who had been operating from Kiyanja stage Kamukuzi until his disappearance on May 28, 2021 was found dumped in a bush in Kihumuro along Mbarara-Bushenyi road.
A decomposing body of another boda boda rider Syson Muhereza a resident of Kakoba Central was on 2nd June 2021 discovered in Kamatarisi cell,Biharwe division, Mbarara city.
He was last seen on 25/05/021 at 08:00 pm with two passengers heading to the direction of Masaka from Mbarara town.
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