Police in Ntungamo is investigating a case of an armed robbery that took place at Nyabugando along the Mbarara- Kabale Highway about 1 Km off RWENTOOBO Town,
According to SP patience Baganizi the Ntungamo District Police Commander, the incident occurred on 7/8/2022 at about 02:00AM when armed robbers blocked the road with stones.
Baganizi explains that a bus registration number NO.UAZ 233D belonging to gateway bus company run over the stones and stopped
The robbers numbering 3 then entered the but with one of them forcing the driver out and guarding him outside the bus as his two accomplices robbed the passengers in the bus.
The driver identified as MUHEREZA MUHAMUDU realized that the thugs were armed with a toy Pistol
He then urged the passengers to apprehend the two robbers who were inside the bus robbing the passengers
The passengers managed to arrest one of the robbers whom they lynched to death
The two robbers managed to flee with an Unspecified amount of money looted from the passengers
Baganizi says a team of Police Officers commanded by the DPC Ntungamo visited the Scene and recorded statements from witnesses and victims
She says no passenger was injured and police are conducting inquiries to ascertain the identity of the deceased robber and his accomplices who are on the run