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Five Arrested in Kikuube over Alleged Murder

It is alleged that the suspects with others still at large connived and waylaid Abigaba on Monday night as he was heading home from Hohwa trading centre in Kabwoya Sub County.
The police in Kikuube are holding five suspects on allegations of murdering a 65-year-old man. 

The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested on Tuesday night from different parts of Kikuube district.

They are accused of allegedly strangling to death one Abigaba, a resident of Bitagata village in Kaseeta Parish of Kabwoya Sub County, Kikuube district.

It is alleged that the suspects with others still at large connived and waylaid Abigaba on Monday night as he was heading home from Hohwa trading centre in Kabwoya Sub County.

They strangled him before dumping his body by the roadside and fled to an unknown destination.

Elias Bin Kalil, the LCI Chairperson Hohwa Village says area residents notified his office on Tuesday morning after discovering the body of the deceased lying by the roadside.

According to Kalil, the body had bruises on the neck an indication that he was strangled to death.

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that they managed to arrest the five suspects who are believed to be the prime suspects.

The suspects are currently being detained at Kikuube central police station as investigations are ongoing.

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