Bakashaba says that the body had deep cuts on the face, head, back and stomach, which shows that he was hacked to death. He says that they have since launched a manhunt for the catechist who has fled the village.
On Monday evening, the deceased’s relatives ganged up together with other residents attacked Nsibomwana’s family. They torched more than ten houses, destroyed crop gardens and killed several animals including goats and cows.
It is alleged that Kasozi approached the office of the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC on Monday, to deliver his application in order to be considered in the ongoing recruitment of Local Defence Unit-LDU Personnel.
The suspects are Medias Behemurwaki, who is wife to the deceased and two of her sons Ronald Talemwa and Francis Wamani, all residents of Mburamaizi village in Kinyarugonjo Sub County in Kagadi district.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that they got information about the birthday party and planted informants to monitor the situation and inform the police.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson has confirmed the incident saying both the police officer and the suspect have been rushed to the same hospital, Kagadi General hospital, where they are being treated for the injuries they sustained.
Kenneth Tukamushaba, the Officer in Charge of Kagadi Central Police station told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that Bagonza placed several announcements on Local Radio stations in Kagadi on Monday announcing the mysterious disappearance of his daughter and also filed a complaint with police.
As Sarah started working on Hafasimaana, she started bleeding profusely leading to her death. Her newly born baby also died minutes later. Some of the residents immediately informed Lillian Ruteraho, the Kagadi Resident District Commissioner-RDC about the incident prompting her to swing into action leading to Sarah’s arrest.
Deo Obura, the Albertine regional Police Commander-RPC told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that the suspects whose particulars have been withheld by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested in a joint operation mounted by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF and the police over the weekend.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the two armed men disguised as clients who need to withdraw money from a mobile money operator and Centenary Bank agent identified as Apollo Muhumuza, 26. He was held at gunpoint and ordered to surrender all the money he had in his possession.