March 2, 2024

34 Year old man hacked to death by the yet to be assailants in Kakumiro

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KAKUMIRO

Residents of Kikoola Sub County in Kakumiro district have been engulfed by fear after unknown machete-wielding assailants hacked a 34year old man to death.

The deceased has only been identified as Peter a casual laborer in Kikoola LCI Kikoola Parish.

The lifeless body of Peter was found on Thursday morning in Kikoola trading Centre with several grazes on the head.

In an interview with our reporter, residents expressed much fear with some asking the government to investigate and give a report on such incidents.

Mustafa Ajuna, the Kikoola LCI chairperson says they have tried to connect with the deceased’s relatives to pick up the body but all in vain.

Ajuna has further urged residents to be vigilant and observe curfew time hence creating room for security to carry out their operations most especially in this festive season.

Meanwhile, the Kakumiro Central Police Station Officer in Charge of Operations IP Charles Tumusiime has strongly condemned the act thereby asking residents to avoid taking laws into their hands.

He also asked residents to cooperate with Police in order to quicken investigations and bring the culprits to book.  

The body of the deceased was taken to Kakumiro mortuary after relatives failed to show up.

Nettl Media has also learnt that another person was also killed in Rusolera by yet to be identified assailants.

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