Assailants attack Rukungiri High School, students injured, property destroyed


RUKUNGIRI– A group of unidentified goons on Tuesday morning July 19th 2022 attacked a Rukungiri Municipality based Rukungiri High School leaving 5 students nursing injuries.

SP Musa Tibakirana, the Rukungiri district police commander says police was called to the scene and preliminary investigations point to students from the neighboring Makobore high school students as the perpetrators of the attack.

A roll call conducted at Makobore High School by Police and school administration found 30 students missing from the boarding section, 5 students later showed up after the roll call.

Robert Mugabe, the head teacher, Rukungiri High School, the assailants destroyed window panes on several buildings including boys’ dormitory, Head teacher’s office, Director’s office and the computer laboratory.

Mugabe added that this is not the first time Makobore High school students are attacking them, noting that the first attack  took place on 29.6.2022, the second  incident was  on 16.6.2022.

The Injured are receiving treatment for cuts and bruises at St Luke’s medical chambers in Rukungiri Municipality.