Ruharo Police Post OC shot dead

Written by on September 8, 2021

Ruharo Police Post in Mbarara City North Division has lost an Officer-in-Charge, who has been shot dead.

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson says Richard Agaba Agaba who was on patrol, fell into an ambush of gun and panga armed thugs who shot him dead and made off with the gun.

According to Kasasira, preliminary investigations show that Agaba received a telephone call from a Boda Boda rider Muzamiru Kiiza that armed robbers had attacked Step Up bar in Kiyanja cell, Ruharo ward, but when Agaba and another vigilante James Tumusiime rushed to the area, they found the thugs had fled.

Kasasira says the two mounted a search of the thugs, but were unlucky when the thugs attacked Agaba and shot him.

Agaba died on arrival at Mbarara regional referral hospital.

Kasasira says that Investigations have commenced to arrest the assailants and also discover the stolen gun.


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