July 20, 2024

Mobile Money Agent Brutally murdered in Wakiso

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Police in Entebbe, Wakiso District are investigating a case of aggravated robbery and murder after a 30-year-old mobile money agent was reportedly trailed and shot dead as armed robbers continue wreaking havoc against mobile money agents in the country.

Nambi Bogiya, a mobile money operator at Nalugala was, at about 9pm Wednesday, shot and killed a few meters from her rented house, according to police.

“The police were informed about what happened and responded to the scene with a team of detectives, and Flying Squad operatives. It is alleged that the victim was trailed by a group of unknown assailants from her work place in Nalugala before she was shot dead and unspecified amount of money taken from her,” police said in a statement issued by the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Mr Luke Owoyesgyire.

Police recovered three cartridge casings from the scene before Nambi’s body was taken to City mortuary for a postmortem as investigation continue.

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The shooting comes just months after a 70-year-old woman was killed by gunmen who raided her tenant, a mobile money operator in Lwengo District in September last year.

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