Crime & Investigation

3 Boda Riders Hacked In the Night, Motorcycles Stolen

One of the injured humorists at Mbarara Hospital

Police in Mbarara is hunting for unknown assailants who hacked and severely injured bodaboda motorists.

The assailants attacked 3 cyclists, order knocked and left them unconscious in the areas of Rwobuyenje and in the Nyamityobora forest along Masaka road.

The victims are Luyima Munilu operating at the Gingo stage, visit this and 2 others who were still in comma with no identification at the emergency ward at Mbarara referral hospital.

Luyima’s Bajaj Boxer No. UEL 739Y was stolen, together with the other two, but one of them has since been recovered by police.

The municipality bodaboda  Chairman James Arinaitwe who visited his colleagues at the hospital advised colleagues to have identification while carrying out their work.

He also advised his fellow riders to avoid plying black spot areas especially at night.

Ibin Senkumbi, the area police spokesperson said the hacking of bodabodas had reduced in the past few months.

He promised that police will be hunting down the assailants to bring them to book.



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