The suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of waylaying Adam Baguma 20, a boda boda rider and a resident of Kyakinaka Village Bwanswa Subcounty Kakumiro district on Monday night.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson, confirmed the arrest of the suspects to URN.
Kakumiro are holding three suspects for allegedly strangling to death a boda
boda rider before robbing his motorcycle.
whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police
investigations are accused of waylaying Adam Baguma 20, a boda boda rider and a
resident of Kyakinaka Village in Bwanswa Subcounty of Kakumiro district. The incident
happened on Monday night.
strangled him to death and dumped his lifeless body by the roadside in Kyabisenge cell Kakumiro town
Council before taking off with his Baja Motorcycle registration number UFE
The body was
found with bruises on the neck, an indication that he was strangled to death.
Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on
Tuesday afternoon that the lifeless body of Baguma was discovered on Tuesday
Morning by passersby who later alerted police.
immediately swung into action and arrested three suspects believed to be behind
the brutal murder of the deceased.
They were immediately whisked to Kakumiro
Central Police station where they are currently being detained.
Police is yet to recover the stolen motorcycle.
Hakiza says once
police investigations are through, the suspects will be arraigned before court
to be charged with murder.
Byenkya, a relative to the deceased explained that they became suspicious after
Baguma failed to return home on Monday prompting them to notify police.
He says he
was shocked when he received information that the lifeless body of Baguma had
been found dumped by the roadside in Kyabisenge cell.
body was picked by police and taken to Kakumiro Health Center IV pending
Police in the
Albertine is alarmed by the increasing murder cases in the region.
statistics at the Albertine region police headquarters,17 murder cases have
been registered in the region in a period of two weeks.