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Businessman in Bushenyi Arrested For Shooting Reveler :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Businessman in Bushenyi Arrested For Shooting Reveler

According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, it is alleged that on July 17th, while at Step in Bar along the Kakoba road in Mbarara City, Asiimwe using a pistol shot and injured Kasbert Tukahirwa 24, a resident Kakoba central Kakoba Division in the foot.
The Police in Mbarara City have arrested a businessman for allegedly shooting a reveler in a bar.  The suspect has been identified as Bonny Asiimwe 44, the Director of Embatura Drink Company and a resident of Ishaka Town Council, Bushenyi District.

According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, it is alleged that on July 17th, while at Step in Bar along the Kakoba road in Mbarara City, Asiimwe using a pistol shot and injured Kasbert Tukahirwa 24, a resident Kakoba central Kakoba Division in the foot.  

Kasasira says after the incident the suspect went into hiding. However, he was arrested on Wednesday from his hideout in Bushenyi.   Kasasira adds that the pistol is still missing.

Kasasira says the cause of the shooting is yet to be established as inquiries continue.  

Tukahirwa, who is currently nursing injuries at Mbarara regional referral hospital says, he had a misunderstanding with the suspect over a table.

According to Tukahirwa, Asiimwe wanted him to relocate to another table and when he refused, Asiimwe pulled out his pistol and shot him in the foot.  

Tukahirwa has since the shooting been accusing the police of failing to arrest the suspect.

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