Crime & Investigation

70 Year Old Killed; Police Deploys in Kiruhura

Police publicist Ibin Senkumbi

Police in Kiruhura is hunting for 3 men in connection with the death of a 70 year old man from Kigarama parish in Kazo Sub County.

The Rwizi region spokesperson Ibin Senkumbi confirmed that Ezra Nuwamanya, healing  and two others identified as Taremwa and Tushabe attacked Jackson Rukwata yesterday morning with machetes, sticks and stones and beat him to death while he was crossing to his neighbor.

On hearing Rukwata’s death, angry locals went on rampage and destroyed the home of one of the suspected assailant, setting it ablaze, destroying his banana plantation and killing his animals.

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The police suspect the victim was murdered because he fenced off his farm and close the way through it.

Ibin said that police have been deployed in the place to restore calm as investigations into the matter are ongoing.

Ibin said the 3 suspects are still on run and once arrested they will be taken to court and charged of aggravated murder.


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