Police in Mbarara are hunting for a Uganda People’s defense forces deserter Identified as Denis Tumukunde on charges of murder
The suspect us a resident of Buteraniro cell, Bujagaparish, Ndeija sub county, Rwampara county.
According to Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional Police Spokesperson , Tumukunde who operates a local bar in Buteraniro trading center picked a quarrel with Nickson Kanyesigye (27) and others resulting into a serious fight in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Kasasira says that it was during the fight that the former soldier over powered the group and pounced upon Kanyesigye using a hammer and killing him instantly.
He adds that others whose names were with held took off for their lives after the incident.
He adds that police is working closely with the Uganda Peoples defense forces to ensure that the suspect is apprehended.