Cattle Loaded Trucks Impounded in Mbarara

One of the impounded trucks at Mbarara Police

Police in Mbarara has impounded 41 cattle said to have been stolen in the night from Ntungamo district. The said cattle packed in 3 Fuso trucks were recovered on Mbarara-Ntungamo road heading to Rubaya.

According to the acting Rwizi region RPC Geoffrey Makyeme, website like this the cattle were stolen from the family of Late. Semmu Bazirakakye of Kebisoni Rugoma in Rukungiri district.

One of his sons Abraham Mugarura says the family of 26 children has been fighting for the bequeathed property including 62 cattle and 60 hectares of land of their late grandfather Semba Bazirakakye.

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Rwizi region RPC Geoffrey Makyeme

Rwizi region RPC Geoffrey Makyeme

He told Chimpreports that the family squabbles had been in court since 1998 and when the judge in Mbarara decided to dismiss the case, the fighting intensified.

As such, he said one of the brothers Boaz Murindwa decided to load the cows on the trucks to go and sell them only to be intercepted by police.

The police boss said that one of the 3 loaded Fusos, Registration Number UAD 578U is still missing and suspected to be in Kaberebere in Isingiro district.

He says the drivers of the Fuso trucks are the immediate suspects and were arrested and held at Mbarara central police station.


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