Rukiga Man on the Run after Killing Brother

By Emmy Arinaitwe


Police in Rukiga district is hunting for a 16 year old boy for allegedly
murdering his elder brother.

The deceased has been identified as Chris Mugarura (30) and the suspect
is Simon Buryahiika both residents of Nyamugaza village Kitanga parish
in Kashabmya Sub County Rukiga district.

Buryahiika is alleged to have developed a misunderstanding with his
brother Mugarura yesterday evening at around 8:00pm while at Nyamugaza trading centre where they ended up fighting.

It was at this time when the suspect allegedly used an axe to hit his brother on the head Killing instantly.

Nyamugaza Local council one Chairperson Herbert Manige explains that the deceased and his brother have quarreled on several occasions to the extent of fighting.

He says that the deceased who was known as rebel in the sub county had over 12 cases that he was supposed to answer at the Local council one level.

The deputy Officer in charge of the Crime Investigations and intelligence Department at Rukiga district police station Charles Muchomo says that they are hunting for the suspect to ensure that he face the wrath of the law.

Muchomo however warned locals against taking the law in their own hands and instead to always forward such matters to relevant authorities for redress.

Kigezi regional Police spokesperson Elly Maate says that the police at the region is working closely with those from Rukiga to ensure that the suspect is apprehended

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