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Security guard shoots businesswoman dead in Kassanda


Security guard shoots businesswoman dead in Kassanda

The Kassanda territorial police have launched an investigation into an incident of aggravated robbery and murder by shooting that took place in the early hours of June 14th. The incident happened at 12:49 am Katuugo B Village, located in Kyanamugera Parish, Naluntuntu Sub-county.

Preliminary reports suggest that Kisangani Jolesi, a 35-year-old woman and owner of a local bar, was shot and killed by a security guard identified as Ronnie, employed by Hazza Security Company.

The suspect was in the company of two other individuals only identified as Patrick and Moses

According to Asp Racheal Kawala, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for Wamala region, the trio entered the deceased’s bar demanding money and a phone. They held Jolesi and her customers at gunpoint. She was shot at close range in the left side of her ear, fatally injuring her. The suspects immediately fled from the scene.

The District Police Commander (DPC) of Kassanda, led a team of officers who visited the crime scene and recorded statements from witnesses and collected crucial material evidence, which will be handed over to forensics for analysis.

The murder weapon SAR No. UG POL 124/EH1086106119, has been recovered from a motor vehicle Reg No UAW 813E. It is alleged that the prime suspect, the security guard Ronnie, had been deployed to provide security at the residence of a local resident named Hajji Walugembe.

After committing the murder, he returned to his workplace and concealed the murder weapon in a motor vehicle. However, the police were able to find and retrieve the weapon.

“Efforts are underway to arrest the suspects involved in this heinous crime. We urge anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to call the toll-free numbers 0800300118 or 0753997744, or report to the nearest police station” says Kawala.

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