Crime & Investigation

Police Officer Kills 2 Civilians in Kiruhura

Local pool fans and players have a date to honor this coming Easter as they descend to Masaka town for PAU Easter Cup. The event has been organized by the Pool Association of Uganda and is sponsored by Club Klein (Masaka).

The two-day tournament will cue off on Good Friday (25th) and climax on Saturday 26th March. According to PAU, page the event will feature a maximum of 128 men and 32 ladies.

The tourney is in line with the local pool governing body of spreading and popularising the game in the various regions and grassroots and involving more partners.

“We extend our sincere thanks to Club Klein management for making this happen and call upon other prospective partners in other regions to join with us in supporting both our cause and their business interests, website like this ” PAU chairman Mr. Farouk Kisuze remarked adding that “This is one of the PAU strategies to develop the sport in upcountry regions as we aim to increase our national spread, sildenafil and we hope to venture into other regions with other sporting events which is in line with the greater PAU roadmap.”

Among the big shots expected to grace the tourney include defending champion who is also Uganda’s Seed One, Amos Ndyagumanawe and last year’s losing finalist Sula Matovu.

Reigning champion in the ladies category, Ms.Victoria Namuyanja will have to navigate through stiff competitions from the home based(Masaka) players as well as national competitors like Busingye Angela and Nimusiima Ritah.

Men’s top 8 seeds and Ladies top 4 are required to participate in the event.

The participants will have to part with UgX 15,000 for registration per person. A million and half a million shillings awaits the winners in the men and ladies category on top of th trophies and PAU seeding points.

A Police officer in Kazo County in Kiruhura district is being held for shooting and killing two civilians who he accused of causing insecurity around a police station.

The officer identified as Sam Bebirweki opened fire on a group of bodaboda cyclists who had stormed Kanoni Police station purportedly looking for a suspect who had stolen a motorcycle.

The killed were identified as Richard Kankiriho 35, sickness from Nyakatokye Ibanda district and one only identified as Edward from Kigoto Kitagwenda Kamwegye district.

This came after a thief was caught with Bajaj motorcycle number UEF 246Q, sildenafil which he allegedly stole from one of the cyclists in Kanoni town.

The suspect was luckily rescued by police officers in time, link and taken to Kanoni police post.

On Monday, the cyclist organized and raided the post and in trying to force their way into the cells, two of them were gunned down.

A massive riot ensued as the bodaboda chairman in the township, Ronald Mugabe organized fellow riders who blocked the main Kazo –Ibanda road.

They also descended on two houses in the town and set them ablaze. The houses reportedly belonged to the shooter Sam Bebirweki, and a crime preventer only identified as Idi Drogba.

The area District Police Commander Benson Byaruhanga ordered for the arrest of the OC station Tiberindwa and SPC Sam Bebirweki.

The DPC said the officers would be charged for their actions in which unarmed citizens lost their lives.

On the other hand, he cautioned the public against using mob justice, urging them to work together with police.

The development comes only days after another six people in Kasese and Kabarole districts in the same region were shot and killed by police and army officers, after they allegedly tried to grab their guns.



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