Crime

SFC SOLDIER GUNS DOWN GIRLFRIEND, KILLS SELF

By UG Reports

KIRUHURA: The Police in Kiruhura district are investigating circumstances sorrounding the shooting in Rugaga Trading Center where a Speacial Forces Command Officer gunned down his girlfriend and killed himself.

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson confirms the incident. According to the police spokesperson, the incident happened on Tuesday at Rugaga Trading Centre, Kikatsi subcounty in Kiruhura district.

Kasasira told journalists that Private Nuwamanya Dickens a male adult aged 27, attached to SFC Commando Brigade in Ruhegyere shot his lover identified as Kamarembo Patience who operated a bar in Rugaga Trading Centre killing her instantly.

Eye witnesses explained that Nuwamanya who shot Kamarembo three times in the chest killing her instantly later turned the gun on himself, shooting himself in the head.

Kasasira explained that the cause of the double murder has not been ascertained but the bodies were retrieved by the Police and taken to Kiruhura Health Center IV for postmortem examination.

The murder weapon, an SMG AK 47 was recovered from the scene of crime and inquiries into the incident are still ongoing.

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