Police arrests two suspects in relation to the Tororo Aggravated Robbery and Murder
The Uganda Police has confirmed it has arrested two people concerning the robbery and murder incident that happened in Tororo district, Eastern Uganda on Monday.
Two suspects identified by Remus Mulisa and David Twahirwe were arrested at Old Kampala station on allegations that they involved themselves in the murder of a guest house manager.
Residents of water village in Tororo town were on Monday left in shock following the murder of Irene Kamahiaso, the manager of Muzuri Guesthouse.
Kamahiaso was murdered inside her room by unknown thugs the afternoon of Monday during the heavy downpour. Several items were stolen including 15 flat screens televisions installed in the rooms among other items.
According to a press release from the Uganda Police, the two were captured on Tuesday at Kafumbe-Mukasa Road with seven television sets marked “Muzuri Hotel Tororo”.
The release read that the duo has since been detained on allegations of having suspected stolen property.
“Suspects In Tororo Aggravated Robbery And Murder Arrested In Kampala were found yesterday at Kafumbe-Mukasa Road with seven television sets marked ‘Muzuri Hotel Tororo’.
The duo was detained on allegations of owning suspected stolen property,” a police statement read.
“Our police officers at Old Kampala Police Division followed up on the case and inquired from their counterparts in Tororo District whether they received any criminal incident at the said hotel,” added.
Meanwhile, the Tororo District Police Commander confirmed that the manager of the same hotel was murdered the night of Monday and televisions sets taken. The murder case was registered at Tororo Police.
Police, however, insist that they are still working hand in hand to find the right persons behind the sudden happening.
According to the deputy PMO of Kampala Metropolitan Police station, Luke Owoyesigirye, the evidence in place including the two suspects found in possession of some property will guide them in finding vital information connected to the murder incident.
“Kampala Metropolitan Police and Tororo District Police Command are working hand in hand in the investigations to establish the persons behind the murder and have them Prosecuted,” Owoyesigyire said.
“We thank our officers at Old Kampala Police Division who went an extra mile to establish the origin of the stolen property and that has helped us get crucial evidence in a murder case.”