Murder suspect Musa Galiwango, one of the men who escaped from court in Masaka has been arrested in Kigarama, Ntungamo district and referred to Mbarara Hospital for treatment after sustaining minor injuries while he was being pursued.
Police spokesman Emilian Kayima said Galiwango, was shot and arrested by police Flying Squad officers in the wee hours of the night, during a robbery in Ntungamo district. Police said he was found with a pistol.
Galiwango was an accomplice to Muhammed Kiddawalime, who was this month killed by a mob in Kalungu after he was allegedly found robbing a woman.
On March 1 2018, the two men escaped from Masaka High Court after they had been remanded over murder charges among other capital offences. They are alleged to have terrorized people in greater Masaka region.
Subsequently, President Yoweri Museveni ordered that the suspects and prison warders guarding them be brought to book. The prison warders were later arrested, remanded and released on bail.