37 year old Mitooma resident succumbs to a punch in fist fight


MITOOMA– A 37-year-old Allan Nuwashaba Rukooza has been pronounced dead after engaging in fist fight at a trading centre in Mitooma.

Rukooza, a resident of Kirera village, Mushunga Parish in Mitooma on Tuesday evening 2nd August 2022 while in Kakesa Trading Center, Mushunga Parish exchanged blows with a one Kamukama Edson, 36, an inhabitant of the same address.

In a battle, the departed was harmed on the head and later an  attack case was recorded at Mushunga Police Post on the same date. 

From here, it’s alleged that Rukooza’s situation worsened and unfortunately died on the way being rushed to Ishaka Adventist Hospital on 3rd August 2022.

The body of the departed was returned to Mitooma HCIV mortuary for postmortem examination where it was confirmed that Rukooza capitulated to horrendous brain injury.

Greater Bushenyi Region Police Spokesperson ASP Marcial Tumusime confirmed the incident adding that the suspect, Edson Kamukama has been arrested and currently held at Mitooma Central Police Station to help them in investigations.