Hassan Mwebembezi, a relative to the couple, says Kenkoonzi died due to excessive bleeding despite efforts by doctors to save her life. The late Kenkoonzi was rushed to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday night together with her husband, Francis Aryarugamu after being shot by unidentified thugs.
According to an eye witness, unidentified gunmen shot the couple at around 8:40pm while walking to their home in Mwanjari trading center shortly after closing their Soda Depot in Kabale Central Market.
The incident occurred last evening at Kafunjo Health Centre II, where the area Resident District Commissioner Darius Nandiinda held a rally, campaigning for Annet Kabagambe, a contestant in the councillors race for Buhara Sub County.
Police has apologised to the public over a shooting that left one person dead and another injured. The two were shot on Saturday evening by Police Constable John Bosco Monday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Police. He had allegedly knocked a boda boda cyclist pitting him against residents, who demanded that he repairs the damaged motorcycle.
The incident occurred at around 7 pm opposite Voice of Kigezi building when a police officer identified as John Bosco Monday, shot Ronald Taremwa, a senior three student at Rock High School. One other person identified as Medard Tukwasibwe was injured.