KABALE – Four students at Kabale University in South Western Uganda, Kabale District have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 22-year-old man on suspicion of theft.
The deceased, identified as Martin Muhereza is a resident of Nyarugorogoro village, Kitanga parish, Kashambya sub-county in Rukiga district.
An anonymous source at Kabale Central Police Station revealed to our Reporter today that the arrested suspects, whose details remain undisclosed for investigation purposes, were arrested yesterday.
Police sources indicate that the suspects will face murder charges in court.
“On the 15/11/2023, around 08:30 Am, D/CID/O Kabale, D/SP Mukama Hakim received information about an unidentified deceased adult male found at Kirigime central cell, Kirigime ward, southern division, Kabale municipality.” confirmed Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, on Wednesday.
Maate reported that a murder case was registered, and the crime scene was examined by the Homicide team Kabale, led by D/CID/O, D/SP Mukama Hakim.
During the investigation, it was revealed that the deceased had allegedly fallen victim to a mob, with recovered exhibits including flat shoes and stones with suspected bloodstains.
The body was subsequently retrieved and transported to the mortuary for postmortem. The victim was later identified as Muhereza Martin by his relatives.
The murder case was officially documented at Kabale Central Police Station under reference CRB 882/2023.
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