Crime

RUBANDA: TWO BRUTALLY MURDERED, SUSPECTS ARRESTED

By Daniel Nsengimana

RUBANDA: Police in Rubanda District are investigating circumstances under which two people were allegedly murdered.

The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate identified the deceased persons as Osbert Natuhwera 22, a resident of Nyamiyaga village and Amon Kanyesigye 18, a resident of Rushekye B village, both from Karengyeri Parish Muko Sub County Rubanda District.

The duo were murdered on Sunday at around 23:00hrs.

Maate told journalists on Monday that two suspects identified as Sofan Bikorwamukama, Ndyomugabe Robert were arrested and they are in police custody to aid the investigation.

The regional police mouthpiece explained that the arrested suspects and others at large entered into the bar of Charles in Karengyere trading centre and found Osbert Natuhwera {deceased} and stabbed him to coma due to alleged relationship issues.

Maate said Natuhwera was rushed to Karengyere drug shop for first aid where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

This prompted the angry mob to hunt for assailants, they got Kanyesigye Amon {deceased} and his colleague in the centre, beat them to coma and were rushed to Mutolere Hospital in Kisoro District.

Maate asserts that Amon Kanyesigye died on arrival while the colleague whose particulars are yet unknown is still alive.

Upon receipt of information from the area chairman of Karengyeri village Mr. Kwizera Katasha, police from Muko rushed to the scene, documented both scenes and postmortem done.

A statement on double murder was recorded at Rubanda police station on a reference number CRB 448/2022.

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