Crime & Investigation

Third Man Killed In Kanungu In A Week

illness geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>The orphans were staying together with their grandmother Furumera Ntakayabwe until the fateful night.

online geneva;”>Onesmus Akankwasa, capsule 25, reportedly used a hand hoe to smash Abdu Byamugisha’s skull thus killing him instantly.

A suspected opium smoker, Akankwasa is said to have attacked his grandmother late in the night demanding for food.

“But when Byamugisha came to rescue his grandmother, Akankwasa picked a hoe which he used to kill his brother,” said Kanungu District Police Commander, Edison Muhangi.

Muhangi further noted that Akankwasa was picked detectives from Nyamirama Trading Center where the suspect was hiding after the murder.

Murder cases are becoming rampant in the district with Byamugisha becoming the third person to be murdered just in a week.

The first victim was Apollo Nduhukire of Kayonza Sub County who was killed on July 9 before the demise of Simon Bigambo who was slaughtered on July 11 after being ambushed by his relatives.

Muhangi condemned lawlessness in the district, adding, all suspects in the murder cases would soon face the wrath of the law.

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