Mbarara Speaker Fails to Appear in Court

By APN Reporter


The Mbarara Municipal council speaker Bonny Tashobya who was arrested on charges of attempted murder has failed to appear in court.

Tashobya was at the end of last week picked up by police in connection with the pouring of acid on the face of Nyamityoora B ward councillor Amos Katureebe.

He was this afternoon expected to appear in court but he was nowhere to be seen despite an earlier communication by police that he was to be arraigned in court.

On Wednesday night, two un identified people attacked Katurebe at his gate in Nyamityobora as he was returning home and poured acid on his face and private parts.

Samson Kasasira –the Rwizi region police spokesperson says that police have sent his investigations file to the office of director of public for prosecutions for the legal advice and he will be taken to court soon.

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