MITYANA – Police in Mityana District is investigating an aggravated robbery and murder of a one Kyerani Stanley Junior, alias, Maria Rose, a resident of Busunju B, Busunju Westward, Busunju Town Council.
This occurred on March 6, 2021 at around midnight.
According to ASP Rachael Kawala, the spokesperson of Wamala region, it is alleged that two an unidentified men dressed in civilian clothes armed with an Ak-47 and wearing face masks entered the house of a one Namale Annet who was at the time watching TV with Nakibule Justine, Kyerani (deceased) and put them on gun point, shot the deceased and robbed laptop bag with money amounting to 35000 and a mobile phone.
“Through intelligence, the police responded to the scene of crime with a team of detectives. Three cartridge casings and one live ammunition were recovered and will be examined to establish the firearm used,” Kawala said.
“No suspect has been arrested. However, we are working tirelessly to make sure that those behind that act are arrested and brought to justice,” she added.
There is an increase of robberies and murders in many districts around the country. Police last week bust a gang suspected to have been behind 21 robberies and killing of a Special Forces Command major and nine others in three districts of greater Luweero area. The gang allegedly shot Major Noel Mwesigye dead and robbed him of his pistol in Luweero District on January 17, 2021. The gang also allegedly killed Lawrence Kawuki in Nakeseke District and eight others in various robberies.