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2 Congolese Refugees Arrested for Murder :: Uganda Radionetwork

2 Congolese Refugees Arrested for Murder

Congolese refugees staying at Kahirimbi in Nakivale refugee settlement have reportedly clobbered to death a Ugandan national.

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Two Congolese refugees in Kahirimbi, Nakivale refugee settlement have been arrested for alleged murder.

The duo allegedly attacked and killed a Ugandan national identified as Deus Ahimbisibwe on Tuesday.

The Isingiro District Police Commander, Dickens Bindeeba, says the Congolese accused the deceased of trespassing on their territory.

After killing him, they allegedly ferried the body to Kahirimbi police post in Isingiro district.

The DPC says police have also arrested the chairman of the Congolese community and the defense chairman Nyinamajambere Beatrice on murder charges.

The murder incident has angered Ugandan nationals. A group of Ugandans turned rowdy and smashed the vehicle belonging Nkengo Isaiah, the Congolese chairman.

Walter Omodi, the South Western region refugees’ desk officer refused  to comment comment on the incident and instead reffered the reporter to the police.

Tension remains high in Nakivale refugee’s camp following the incident and police has deployed to calm the situation.

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