By Richard Akandwanaho
Angry Residents of Kahunyira Cell, Nyarurambi parish in Rukiga district are up in arms with police after two suspects in connection to the death of Deus Twinomugisha, a former crime preventer and a resident there, were released from police custody.
The four suspects; Barrack Ntegyereize, Ambrozi Mugabirwe, Desire Mwebaze and Gerald Karugaba were on 8th this month arrested after being suspected of killing Twinomugisha ;a night before their arrest. However, Ntegyereize and Mugabirwe were released on Saturday, sparking anger among residents who claim that they must have bribed the state.
During the meeting yesterday with security officials led by the Officer In-Charge of Criminal Investigative Department Rukiga district, Detective Assistant Sepretendant of police, Onesmus Kamugisha, held in Kahunyira cell in Rwamucucu Sub County, angry residents expressed fear that the released persons might be a security threat to the community.
But ASP Kamugisha, told www.mknewslink.com reporter that police has advised the family of the deceased to visit the office of the Regional State Attorney to inquire on the matter.
However, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson Elly Maate said the suspects were released on instruction from the directorate of public prosecution in Kabale because there lacked evidence incriminating them. He said if evidence is produced, the suspects can be re arrested.