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POLICE PROBE MURDER CLAIMS AS FORT PORTAL RCCs FIGHT

By UG Reports

FORT PORTAL: They are supposecd to work together and propel government programmes in Fort Portal City.

However, it emerged yesterday between the  Fort Portal North Division Resident City Commissioner {RCC}, Godwin Angalia Kasigwa and his deputy, Allan Bamuha.

Bamuha reported his senior to the police, accusing him of attempting to kill him.

New Vision has exclusively learnt that Bamuha registered the case at the Rwenzori West Region Police, saying he is being trailed by unknown gunmen allegedly sent by Kasigwa.

According to Police, the alleged incident happened on Saturday at about 7:30pm at Booma Cell Central Division in Fort Portal City.

Bamuha alleged that on Friday, he also found Kasigwa’s vehicle parked next to his gate. However, police declined to reveal the details of the said vehicle.

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After a few minutes, Bamuha said that Kasigwa’s vehicle bypassed him at high speed.

Bamuha also alleges that he saw a motorcycle carrying two people clad in jackets trailing him and that it happened near the trading centre where he bought chips,” the police report seen by New Vision reads.

The report further states that after buying food, he used a different bodaboda that as he was setting off, he saw the said other bodaboda attempting to follow him.

Bamuha added that the person who was on bodaboda passenger seat was carrying an AK47 rifle.

”Bamuha said he jumped off his bodaboda and ran through a banana plantation to a nearby home before coming to police,” the report reads.

Detectives in the Rwenzori region have launched inquiries into the matter including reviewing closed circuit televisions.

We couldn’t get  a comment from Godwin Angalia Kasigwa by press time since he didn’t respond to our repeated phone calls.

Sources however disclose that police have not yet summoned Kasigwa for interrogation.

In March, President Museveni shuffled Resident District/City commissioners and their deputies.

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