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Kigezi Records 25 Killings In A single Month

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By Mukidi Hannington
Experts in Kigezi Sub-district have raised the warning over the rising killings around there.
Kigezi is contained Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Rubanda, Rukiga, and Rukungiri locale.
The 25 homicide cases were enlisted at different police headquarters in the sub-district between April 1 and May 7.
The police representative for Kigezi Sub-district, Mr Elly Maate, disclosed to the media at the end of the week that the homicide cases are turning into a security danger.
“Individuals have begun to take the law in their grasp. We are fortunate that every one of the suspects in the recorded homicide cases were captured and they are right now being indicted in various courtrooms,” Mr Maate said.
He credited the killings to land fights, stress and aggressive behavior at home.
He refered to the May 7 occurrence wherein Furaha Karuhanga, 36, an occupant of Nyamihanga Village in Bukinda Sub-area, Rukiga District, ended it all after purportedly murdering his auntie, Savius Bakahebwa, 49, following a land fight.
Around the same time, a 73-year-old inhabitant of Kibunda Village, Buyanja Sub-area in Rukungiri District, was killed by obscure individuals as he drained his cows. Around the same time, Alex Mubangizi Kiiza, 34, an occupant of Kyogo Village, Bukimbiri Sub-province, Kisoro District, was killed by Owen Abaasa, 35, who later gave himself to Bukimbiri Police Post. He blamed the perished for having an adoration illicit relationship with his significant other.
The Kisoro District executive, Mr Abel Bizimana, called for partner commitment to end wrongdoing around there.
“There is an excessive amount of pressure among our local area individuals and, thusly, a requirement for advising in light of the fact that individuals carry out wrongdoing admirably knowing the repercussions. There is a requirement for the public authority to utilize advisors at sub-region level,” Mr Bizimana said.
The Rukiga District bad habit director, Mr Michael Mbareba, credited the rising killings to moral rot, and approached strict pioneers to join neighborhood and assessment pioneers to sharpen the majority.
“Suspects in murder cases ought not be given police bond or court bail. There ought to be no political obstruction in such criminal demonstrations,” the Rubanda District bad habit executive, Mr Pastoli Twinomuhangi, said.
The Kabale District bad habit administrator, Ms Bridget Asinga, said joblessness and expanded utilization of rough waragi have additionally prompted expanded wrongdoing around there. She approached the police to resuscitate local area policing.
“The police and its sister security associations ought to explore profoundly why body portions of killed casualties are removed off and taken,” Ms Asinga said.

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