Police in Mbarara is hunting for yet to be identified armed robbers who attacked and killed two security guards of a bank in Mbarara before robbing properties worth millions of money.
The murdered guards have been identified as Herbert Tugume 22 years of age and a resident of Kitabo cell in Kashongyi County in kirihura district and Igga Budallah also aged 22 years and a resident of Buteraniro in Nyeihanga town council Rwampala district.
Samson Kasasira the spokesperson for Rwizi told us that the murdered security guards were guarding Nyakayojo people’s Sacco.
“We are hunting for these armed robbers that killed security guards before stealing items of the bank,” says Samson Kusasira.
Samson added that robbers hit security guards with blunt objects which killed them instantly and stole bank’s items what include television screens, bank laptops, Network routers and over 10 mobile phones without lines.
The Rwizi police spokesperson added that robbers failed to take the bank’s money because it was kept in a strong room with a strong safe adding that investigators have so far recovered a rifle (pump action with three rounds of ammunition) NO UG PSO 0009683-03601 and a baton which belonged to the deceased.