The territorial Police in Bukomansimbi responded to a case of armed robbery, which occurred last night in Buyoga Village Kibinge Sub County Bukomansimbi district, according to ASP Paul Kangave, the Greater Masaka Region Public Relations Officer.
The preliminary facts reveal that a gang of three robbers armed with a toy gun, attacked Joseph Kalanda, a businessman, at his home in Kibinge Sub County, and robbed him of Shs4 million and a mobile phone.
The area residents upon realizing what was taking place made an alarm, which attracted members of the public. Two suspects were intercepted by the residents. They include, Pius Juuko who was arrested and transferred to police custody. The second suspect who was badly beaten was pronounced dead on arrival at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and was identified as Ronald Mugerwa.
The police is on the hunt for the third suspect a one Julius Musimuka who is on the run. We call upon anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to alert the nearest police.
We want to commend the public in Kibinge Sub County for their level of vigilance and we encourage them to continue working the police to fight crime.