TERRIBLE: Rukungiri primary seven pupil killed by assailants

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police on murder scene

The Police in Rukungiri are hunting for unknown assailant(s) who stabbed a 15′ year’s old girl to death and critically injured another one.

According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, the deceased is one Arinda Valeria Trassy a Pupil at Unity Primary school and injured is Catherine Mercy residents of Kyebumbire cell Burombe parish Ruhinda sub county Rukungiri district.

Maate says it’s alleged that in the night of 8th August 2022 at around 10pm, at Kyebumbire cell, one Mundekye Dafuroza left her grandchildren in the house revising their notes as she was going to check on her sick sister in-law in the neighborhood.

While still there, she heard an alarm coming from the direction of her home.

She immediately rushed there & upon her arrival she found the deceased lying outside after she had sustained a deep stab wound on the chest region and was already dead whereas the second victim was lying beside with deep cut wounds on the left arm but she revealed to the grandmother how they were attacked by thugs who attempted to steal mattresses in their house.

In so doing the deceased & the victim made alarm hence they were stabbed by thugs and ran away an unidentified.

Maate adds that the survivor was then rushed to a nearby clinic.

Ruhinda Police station was notified by Denis Tayebwa about the incident.

Crime scene was then visited and documented and later the body was taken to Rwakabengo H/center 3 mortuary for Postmortem.

Three suspects have since been arrested to help in investigations with the case registered under reference number CRB: 759/2022.