Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the arrest of the suspects follows a case of disappearance registered at Ibanda Central Police Station on November 5th, 2021 by Musiime’s relatives.
Samson Kasasira Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson
Ibanda Police are
holding a Uganda People Defence Force—UPDF soldier and civilian accused of kidnapping
and Killing a Boda boda
Rider. The suspects are RA143341
CPL Musitafa Kajoomu alias Joseph Muwanga Jajja from Mukono and Michael
Ahimbisibwe, a resident of Bushenyi
identified as Nathan Abaho is on the run. The trio
is wanted in connection to the death of Rogers Musiime 35, a resident of Katooma 1 cell Ibanda
municipality, a former employee of Ibanda Babies’ home and Boda boda
Samson Kasasira, the
Police spokesperson, says the
arrest of the suspects follows a case of disappearance registered at Ibanda Central Police Station on November 5th, 2021 by Musiime’s relatives. He says that using the security CCTV
cameras police managed to track
down Kajoomu and Muwanga from their hideout from Ibanda.
“We have been tracking these people for almost two weeks now. As we looked through the footage from our
CCTV we managed to follow them to their
hideout,” he said. He revealed
that they are still looking for the third suspect Abaho, who they suspect
is in Kampala where the Musiime’s motorcycle
According to Kasasira,
the suspect led Police to a farm in Rwentojo in Bwizibwera town council along Mbarara-Ibanda where they killed and dumped the deceased's body in the bush before making off with his Bajaj
Boxer motorcycle registration number UFH 510F.
An eyewitness who saw the recovery of the deceased’s decomposing body, says that
it had cut on the head and the
arm. "The body had started decomposing. It was cut on the head, arms and tied with a rope. We didn't know the person we also heard police
say he was dumped there from Ibanda,”
the source said.
The deceased’s body is lying at
Ruhoko Health Center mortuary for post-mortem as investigations and efforts to
recover the Motorcycle are ongoing. Rwizi
region has in the last three months recorded five Boda boda murders.