The family of a man who was killed in Rwimi Town Council,
Bunyangabu District are seeking justice.
Fahad Atuhaire died on Sunday after being dropped by unknown
people at Rwimi Police Station in critical condition.
Atuhaire was allegedly beaten by David
Akugizibwe the proprietor of Avenue Gardens bar and others accusing him of
stealing a music system.
However, the family members have tasked the police to investigate the
circumstances under which Atuhaire died.
Yasin Juma, the deceased’s brother, says that Atuhaire left home on Saturday afternoon after receiving several phone calls from unknown people to
find them at Avenue Gardens Bar. He says that they were shocked on Sunday to be told that
had been killed.
Juma said they have
received conflicting information regarding his brother’s death and wants police
to ensure they get justice.
//Cue in: “Ngu baitu Fahad…
Cue out: …tufune justice.”//
The family explained that the post-mortem report from Fort Portal Regional
Hospital indicated that Atuhaire’s skull was damaged and suffered internal
Maureen Asiimwe another relative has asked the police to expeditiously
carry out investigations to apprehend the key suspects in the incident. She
also wants the police at Rwimi to be investigated for acts of negligence after
failing to refer Atuhaire for medical attention on time.
Gilbert Nyaika, the Officer in Charge Bunyangabu Central Police Station
says that they have obtained statements from witnesses and the police are doing
all possible to ensure culprits are apprehended.