The 29-year old Dokuze attached to Saracen Security company Limited who was on night duty at God Electronics was shot and injured by three gunmen at around 8:00 pm. The gunmen also gained access inside the electronics shop and made off with about shillings 50 million.
Dominic Twinomugisha, one of the suspects
A security guard Daniel Dokuze, the a second shooting victim that occurred at For
God Electronics in Rukungiri town, Rukungiri district on Tuesday night has died.
The 29-year old Dokuze attached to Saracen Security company Limited who
was on night duty at God Electronics was shot and injured by three gunmen at
around 8:00 pm. The gunmen also gained access inside the electronics shop and made
off with about shillings 50 million.
While retreating from their mission, the robbers shot and
killed Edward Tayebwa 19, a resident of Bunura Cell in Rwakabengo Ward in
Southern Division of Rukungiri Municipality.
Police responded swiftly and
arrested one of the suspects identified as Dominic Twinomugisha 19, a resident
of Katete cell in Mbarara City. Police also recovered a firearm registration
number UGPOL 56582399632575 with 10 rounds of ammunition from Twinomugisha, whileDokuze was rushed to Nyakibale hospital for treatment.
Elly Maate, Police spokesperson for Kigezi region told our reporter on Saturday
morning that Dokuze succumbed to injuries on Friday night at around 10:00 PM. Maate says that efforts to trace more suspects
are still ongoing.
The case is
registered at Rukungiri Police Station under file number CRB 1437/2021.
Steven Bewayo Nsubuga, Rukungiri Resident District Commissioner
says that Twinomugisha has also been on the wanted list of prime suspects behind the shooting to death of Corporal Richard Agaba, officer in Charge of Ruharo
Police station in Mbarara city. Agaba was shot dead last month
by armed assailants while on patrol in Ruharo, and his gun was taken away.
Nsubuga also says that on interrogation, Twinomugisha has testified
that he was once a private security personnel in Ibanda, Mbarara, and Kampala and has always been
hired to operate armed robbery missions.