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Iron Bar Hitmen Attack Hoima Deputy DISO

Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Richard Tabaro on Monday confirmed the incident adding that information obtained indicates that the Musumba was waylaid by the assailants at around midnight as he was heading to his home in Kijungu.
Hoima DPC, Christopher Katumba confirmed an attack on the Hoima Deputy DISO.
Hoima Police are investigating an incident in which the Hoima Deputy District Internal Security officer was attacked and hit by suspected iron bar hit men in Kijungu cell Kahoora Division Hoima Municipality.      

According to sources, James Musumba sustained injuries in his head during the attack on Saturday night.   

Hoima Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Richard Tabaro on Monday confirmed the incident adding that information obtained indicates that the Musumba was waylaid by the assailants at around midnight as he was heading to his home in Kijungu. 

It is alleged that the assailants hit Musumba on the head with a sharp object before they dumped him at the entrance of his residence.   

Sources told URN that the alleged assailants carried and dumped Musumba at his gate and he was later identified by the security guard found Musumba lying unconscious and bleeding profusely.

The assailants took off with all the belonging of the victim which included unspecified sums of money, a mobile phone and other important documents he possessed at the time he was waylaid. 

Christopher Katumba, the Hoima District Police Commander says that the Deputy DISO is currently admitted at the intensive care unit at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital.  

Katumba says Musumba who is still hospitalized is yet to record statement over his attack.   

Attacks by iron bar hit men in Hoima town are common and many have been killed while others critically injured. 

Last month, suspected Iron bar hit men attacked and critically injured Perpetua Tibulya 28 an employee of Hoima Miika Eco Resort Hotel in Hoima town. She was hit on the head sustaining severe injuries.   She was attacked while in her room in Katasiiha cell in Bujumbura division Hoima Municipality.     

    

In March, unknown people attacked and killed George William Kasaija, a secondary school teacher at Canon Njangali Girls secondary school in Duhaga cell Hoima Municipality. This was before iron bar hit men raided Lusaka in Kahoora division Hoima Municipality where they critically injured eight People.          

          

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