New wave of killings shakes Mbale villages in eastern Uganda

New wave of killings shakes Mbale villages in eastern Uganda
The latest victims of the wave of killings are identified as Bashir Wandebe, a guard at Noor Islamic Institute and Tom Mudoma, whose bodies were recovered early today, dumped in separate places.

Five people have been killed in separate incidences in Mbale district over the last four days.

The latest victims of the wave of killings are identified as Bashir Wandebe, a guard at Noor Islamic Institute and Tom Mudoma, whose bodies were recovered early Friday 13th, dumped in separate places. Wandebe’s body was found near a classroom with cuts on his head while Mudoma was dumped near a borehole along Nabuyonga Rise.

Robert Muloko, a brother to one of the deceased persons said that a sniffer dog taken to the scene could not follow the track because the scene had been tampered with by the time police started its investigations.

The deaths, today comes barely a day after an unidentified body was found along the Mbale -Tororo road. Earlier on July 11, Nasur Muzigo, a prominent Car dealer in Mbale was also killed and his body dumped near Nakaloke Islamic Primary and Secondary School. He had signs of strangulation, while his hands had been tied together with the left leg.

On the same day, John Wamono, a 17-year-old senior two student of University Link had his head chopped off and dumped in Musoto. Wamono a resident of Nashisa village, in Bukasakya Sub County was buried on 11/7/2018 without a head.

However, Mbale District Police Commander Mathias Turyasingura says some murders are a result of Mob justice while others are a result of disagreements between individuals. He said a number of suspects had been arrested but declined to divulge details about them.

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