Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that after receiving information about Mwanga’s death Tomanya fled into hiding.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the death of the LC1 Chairman.
police have launched a manhunt for a man accused of murdering the Kinoni Village
LC 1 Chairperson in Kamuroza Sub County. David Tomanya is wanted for killing 55-year-old
Johnson Mwanga, a resident of Kinoni village.
alleged that Mwanga picked up a quarrel with Tomanya at a local bar in Kinoni
trading center on March 21, 2021. Tomanya reportedly picked a beer bottle and
hit Mwanga on the forehead. He sustained a deep cut on the forehead and started
Mwanga was rushed to Kagadi General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on
Sunday evening. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson
told Uganda Radio Network that after receiving information about Mwanga’s death
Tomanya fled into hiding.
Hakiza says the postmortem report shows that Mwanga succumbed to excessive bleeding
resulting from the deep cut on his forehead. He says Mwanga’s family members wanted to
avenge his death by attacking the suspect’s family but police intervened
immediately and deployed to avoid clashes. He says police have launched a
manhunt to ensure that Tomanya is apprehended to face the law.