Story by Uziah Tusaasire

Police in Rwampara District have apprehended Joash Mucunguzi, aged 18, a resident of Kikonkoma II cell, Kikonkoma ward, Mwizi Kabura Town Council in Rwampara, along with five others, on charges of murder.

It is alleged that on September 25, 2023, around 11:00 pm, the suspects assaulted Moses Tuhirwe, aged 48, also a resident of the same area.

According to Samson Kasasira, the spokesperson for Rwizi Police, the deceased, Tuhirwe, had been involved in a fight with the suspects earlier, but the altercation had been diffused by an individual named Benda Christopher.

Kasasira further explains that later in the night, the suspects encountered the deceased again while he was on his way home. They proceeded to assault him, resulting in his tragic death. Subsequently, they dragged his lifeless body and left it in a banana plantation, where it was discovered lying in a pool of blood with multiple injuries.

Kasasira also reports that investigations are currently underway to establish the motive behind this heinous crime.