police and sister security agencies in Masaka region are hunting for unknown assailants who have started terrorising communities once again.
On Wednesday night assailants hacked a coffee dealer in Kirimya town leaving him in critical condition.
SSendyowa, a resident of Gayaza Lubowa LCI in Kimanya-Kabonera division, Masaka
city, was heading back home at 8pm when the incident occurred. He was hacked several times on the head and left in critical condition.
passerby, who found him notified other residents and called the police to the scene.
rushed Ssendyowa to Masaka Regional Referral hospital for urgent attention.
to his boss- Deo Kayiwa, he got the shocking news shortly after the incident.
in: “Batemye munaffe……………………..
explains that Ssendyowa was speaking with his wife on the phone and he did not
see the attackers coming.
says they are worried that similar attacks may happen in other communities
and appealed to the police and other security agencies to intensify night
in: “Okusinga enyo………………
out:……………ne police tulabe.”//
Nsubuga, the Southern Region Police spokesperson, says that investigations have
started into the incident. He
appealed to the residents to embrace the concept of neighbourhood watch to
strengthen their security.
attacks had rocked the region between July and August leaving at least 28
the attacks had cooled since September after security stepped up deployments in
the region including foot and motorized patrols in addition to the drone