Two Machete wielding men who have been terrorizing Mbarara arrested
Police in Mbarara has paraded before the media two machete wielding men who have been terrorizing people in Mbarara and the surrounding areas.
The two men have been identified as Twikirize Edwin and Nasasira Godwin, all from Kisenyi in Kakoba division in Mbarara Municipality but hail from Ntungamo and Rukungiri respectively.
The arrest of the two followed a police operation headed by Afande Sauzen Tibesigwa, in which police officers disguised as women and arrested the suspects as they approached to attack them.
Rwizi region police spokesperson, Samson Kasasira says that the duo grievously injured a one Ochan Banard, a chef at Nicos Lounge in Mbarara town, adding that they will shortly appear before court.
Kasasira speaking to the media at the central police station today while exhibiting some exhibit weapons
Meanwhile, when contacted on the state of security in the district, the Mbarara district deputy Resident district commissioner, Emmy Katera said they have embarked on operations, and expressed optimism that crime rate will go down in the district.