By Aron Ainomugisha
Police in Mbarara have arrested a private guard for gunning down a Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldier in Mbarara city.
Preliminary investigation indicates that today 22/02/2021 at around 01:30 am at Nyakakoni cell Ruti Nyakayojo division Mbarara city, L/CPL Muhindo Denis attached to UPDF 2nd division Makenke who was deployed to guard at Birya United Agencies Ruti was coming from a nearby bar when he’s confronted by the suspect Eldadi Kyakabale, a private security guard attached to G and D security company limited guarding classic wine factory located in the same area and shot him dead.
Rwizi region police spokesperson ASP Samson Kasasira has confirmed the incident saying police visited the scene arrested the suspect and killer weapon UG POL 42511105833 was recovered with two rounds of ammunition and one cartilage.
The body has also been removed and taken to the Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for postmortem as inquiries continue under MURDER VIDE MBARARA CRB 229/2021.