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One Hacked to Death, Two Hospitalised in Kikuube :: Uganda Radionetwork
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One Hacked to Death, Two Hospitalised in Kikuube

The deceased has been identified as Christopher Mababazi 37 while the injured are Francis Byamukama 48 and another only identified as Kasangaki. They are all residents of Kinyamahwa village in Kyangwali sub county.
One person was hacked to death and two others critically injured in Kikuube district on Monday night at around 11 p.m. The incident happened in Kyangwali sub county.

The deceased has been identified as Christopher Mababazi 37 while the injured are Francis Byamukama 48 with another only identified as Kasangaki. They are all residents of Kinyamahwa village in Kyangwali sub county.

Information obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN reveals that on Monday night, the trio while drinking in a local bar were attacked by John Brown a resident of the same area.

 

He was armed with a panga and indiscriminately started hacking people in the bar for unknown reasons. 

In the process, Mbabazi was hacked on the head, face and neck and died on the way as he was being rushed to Kyangwali health center III while Byamukama and Kasangaki sustained deep injuries to their heads, faces and necks. 

They were rushed for treatment at Kyangwali health center III where they are currently admitted. 

Lawrence Maani, the area LCI Chairperson says, it is not clear why Brown raided the bar and started hacking people adding that after the incident, the suspect fled the village to an unknown destination.

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson has confirmed the incident and that investigations have been initiated to ensure that the suspect is arrested.

He says, the deceased’s body was picked by the police who conveyed it to the Kikuube health center IV for postmort, and was later handed over to the relatives for burial.

According to Hakiza, the postmortem report indicated that the deceased succumbed to injuries inflicted on him by his attacker. 

Meanwhile, the police in Kagadi are investigation circumstances surrounding the death of a 15-year-old juvenile whose lifeless body was found lying by the road side.

The deceased has been identified as Denis Kunihira, a residents of Nyabuhike B village in Kyenzige Sub-County Kagadi district. His lifeless body was found lying by the road side by passersby on Monday morning who later authorities in the area.  

 

John Turihamu the Local council one chairperson Nyabuhike B village told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Tuesday that, it is not clear what could have killed the deceased person since his body had no injuries or signs of strangulation. He suspects that the deceased could have died due to excessive consumption of alcohol.  

Francis Byamukama, LCIII Chairperson of Kyenzige Sub-County has regretted the incident and appealed to the youths in the area to desist from excessive consumption of alcohol but rather engage in productive work.

According to Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson, the body was picked and conveyed to the Kagadi general hospital for postmortem. The body was later handed over to the relatives for burial.

       

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