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Policeman arrested over killing civilian

Police in Kisoro are holding their colleague for allegedly killing a marijuana dealer in Rushaga village of Rubuguri Town Council (FILE PHOTO)

KISORO/KABALE -Police in Kisoro are holding their colleague attached to counter terrorism for allegedly shooting and killing marijuana dealer in Rushaga village of Rubuguri Town Council.

The Police spokesman for Kigezi sub-region Mr Elly Maate said on Saturday that police constable Anacyed Byaruhanga was on duty at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge in Rubuguri when he shot Abdul Hakim Tukamushaba on Wednesday.

He said that the incident happened at around 11 am.

Police visited the scene of the crime where they recovered the body of the deceased and the dozens of marijuana sticks that were in his possession.

Mr Maate further said the policeman was arrested and taken to Kisoro police station for
questioning.

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