Crime & Investigation

2 Daily Monitor Employees Perish in Road Accident


Residents of Kisoro are still in shock after a 25-year-old was stabbed to death on Christmas Day while fighting for a girl, link Chimp Corps report.

Kigezi Regional Police spokesman, pharmacy Elly Maate said Vincent Duhimbaze, check a Tourism student at Kampala University was partying with colleagues at Mubano Hotel when a scuffle broke out.

“Duhimbaze was competing for a girl with other men. Towards morning hours, the men started fighting for the girl,” said Maate, quoting police’s preliminary findings.

“At that moment, Duhimbaze was overpowered before being stabbed in the chest with a knife. He was then dragged to a garden behind the Hotel where his body was discovered on Saturday morning,” he added.

The deceased was born in Kanyamegeri, Chihe in Nyakinama Sub-County, Kisoro District.

Maate said police are investigating the incident with the view of bringing perpetrators to justice.
At least two Daily Monitor Staff have died while two others are seriously injured in an accident that occurred along the Mbale-Tirinyi highway in Budaka district on Sunday.

In a brief statement, purchase the newspaper identified the deceased as Tony Kaddu, a driver and Daniel Adda from the circulation department.

“The Daily Monitor car delivering newspapers in Mbale and Soroti rammed into a stationed Fuso lorry UAM 983C at Nabweyo, killing the duo instantly,” said the newspaper.

Eyes witnesses said it took them more than thirty minutes to retrieve the bodies from the wreckage of the vehicle that was stuck under the truck.

This is the latest in a string of road accidents that have claimed many lives during the festive season.

Several others died on the Masaka-Kampala highway on December 23 and 24.


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