Two Nyakayojo SACCO guards found dead
Police in Mbarara city is investigating circumstances under which two security guards were killed at Nyakayojo people’s SACCO in Mbarara south yesterday.
The deceased have been identified as Herbert Tugume,22, a resident of Kitabo cell Kitabo parish Kashongi county Kiruhura district and Igga Budallah,22, a resident of Buteraniro in Nyeihanga town council Rwampara district, both attached to Securiwise security company.
According to the Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira, the deceased were hit with blunt objects by the robbers who took off with a television set, Laptop, network router and a mobile phone without SIM cards.
Kasasira noted that the cash in the strong room was found intact since the safe was too strong for the thieves to break.
Police have so far recovered a rifle (pump action with three rounds of ammunition) NO UG PSO 0009683-03601 plus a baton which belonged to the deceased and two bodies were taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital for postmortem as investigations continue.