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Murder rocks Rubanda District as two people are killed in a day

RUBANDA- The Police in Rubanda District are investigating circumstances under which 2 people were yesterday brutally killed.

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed to our reporter that Mwesigwa Apollo a resident of Ruhasya village in Bushura Parish in Bubare sub County and Arinaitwe Bruno a resident of Buhanyura village in Kashasha Parish in Bufundi Sub County aged 10 years were killed yesterday Sunday 5th July 2020.

The first incident of Mwesigwa Apollo was reported by the LC 1 Chairman of the village Tushemereirwe Margret who reported to the Police Station after the body of the deceased was found lying in his sorghum garden about 15 meters away from his home.

Maate said that when the Police detectives visited the place they discovered that the late Mwesigwa was strangled.

A  case of murder by strangulation was registered at Rubanda District Police Station under reference number CRB 222/2020 to help in hunting for the suspects.


In the second incident, the 10 year old is alleged to have been beaten by his father identified as Arinaitwe Innocent who returned home drunk and slapped the juvenile hard and he became unconscious and later died.

Maate said that after the incident the father of the juvenile fled his home and the Police are now hunting for him.

The case of murder by assault has been registered at Rubanda District Police Station under reference number CRB 221/2020 to help in Investigations.

Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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