According to police, the trio met their death on Tuesday night when the assailants stormed Pumayi village in Kapteret ward, West Division in Kapchorwa Municipality. Preliminary police findings show that the assailants raided Kapteret village and broke into Yeko's home and shot him dead.
There were 1,095 cases of assault resulting in death, followed by aggravated domestic violence with 376 cases, and 373 strangulations. Additionally, a total of 321 people were shot dead during the year, and 759 people were killed through mob action.
Moses Ariho, the Assistant Resident City Commissioner in Charge of Mbarara City South Division, says Mutahi’s arrest came after he was implicated by SACCO leaders following their arrest on Tuesday afternoon. He says that the Sacco leaders accused the commercial officer of taking Shillings 6 Million out of the Shillings 30 Million meant for their Sacco.
It is alleged that the three family members have been threatening Bahuma with forceful eviction for the past three years. This prompted her to seek help from the Kikuube Resident commissioner-RDC, Amlan Tumusiime.
Moses Chemonges, one of the residents told URN that they will only open the offices after the interdiction or transfer of the town clerk and the CDO. He said that they are ready to torch the offices should the officers force their way in.