The suspects whose names have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of allegedly murdering Domian Byaruhanga, a resident of Kifumura village in Kyohairwe parish Buhanika sub county of Hoima district.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the arrest and detention of the suspects to URN.
Hoima are holding six suspects in connection with the brutal murder of a man, identified as Domian Byaruhanga.
whose names have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations
are accused of murdering Domian Byaruhanga, a resident of Kifumura
village in Kyohairwe parish Buhanika sub county Hoima district.
One of the suspects is a woman, and all six are residents of Kifumura village.
The murder was committed on February 22,2021 in
Kifumura village Buhanika sub county at around 1p.m.
It is alleged
that Byaruhanga picked a quarrel with the six suspects over yet unknown reason while at a drinking
joint in Kifumura trading center and in the process they ganged against him and clobbered
him to death.
severally hit Byaruhanga on the head with a blunt object, killing him instantly.
Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on
Tuesday that when police was alerted and rushed to the crime scene, they managed
to arrest the six suspects who participated in the brutal of the deceased.
They alleged killers were immediately whisked to Hoima Central Police station where they are currently
Hakiza says once
police investigations are done, the suspects will be arraigned before court
to be charged with murder.
body of the deceased was picked and taken to Hoima Mortuary pending postmortem.
Police in the Albertine are decrying the escalating murder cases in the region.
alone fourteen murder cases were recorded in the region.