Crime & Investigation

Mbarara’s Masquerading Rapist Apprehended

Police in Mbarara has in custody a 30 year old man accused of raping women using false identity.

Ronald Tumwikirize who calls himself Boaz Turyomurugyendo and sometimes Besigye is a resident of Tank Hill village in Nyamitanga Mbarara.

He is said to have raped Easter Tukamushaba 20, troche from Kasese district whom she promised to provide a well paying job.

Police says that the suspect has been using the same tricks to rape several other women around Mbarara, price claiming that he owns a super market located in Rwebikoona and in dire need of workers.

The victim told police that Ronald first befriended her colleague Alpha Namayanja who told her that he needed workers.

When the two met, patient he drove her to one of the guest houses in Kiyanja cell Kamukuzi division on 4th April 2016, and forced her into sex.

Tukamushaba reported the matter at Mbarara police station the following morning and police opened the hunt for the criminal until he was arrested yesterday.

Rwizi regional police spokesperson Vicent Ssekate confirmed this case number SD 48/06/04/2016,  noting that Ronald will be taken to court and charged of rape and impersonation.


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