Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says that by the time police received information about the attack, it was too late to pursue the thugs. He says detectives recovered two bullet cartridges from the crime scene as exhibits.
According to police, the suspects raided the residence of local businessman, Jovan Sabiti Kamacence and resident of Nyaruhengeri village in Southern division in Kisoro municipality in a Toyota Wish vehicle UBG 268U on Thursday pretending to be contractors deployed to work on his house.
The suspect is John Baptist Busobozi, 26, a resident of Karama trading centre in Kakindo sub-county, Kakumiro district. He is accused of conniving with three, yet to be identified, robbers who raided the fuel station in the wee hours of Monday.
The suspects have been identified as Allan Kihumuro 21, a resident of Kiryatete a Hoima town suburb, Moses Tugume 25, a resident of Kamusunsi village in Kizirafumbi sub county Kikuube district and Musa Mwanika 30, a resident of Kisiita village in Kakumiro district.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that the thugs are believed to have disarmed Richard Edema, the security guard and later put the deport manager Joseph Mugume at gunpoint and ordered him to surrender to them all the money he had in his possession.