Sheema man killed in bar brawl

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SHEEMA– A 35 year Old Man has been my murdered in Sheema district.

The deceased is Tumwebaze Abel, a resident of Bunyagongo cell, Kiziba ward, Kagango division in Sheema Municipality.

The incident was reported to Sheema Police Station on Monday 21st November 2022 by Kahinda Akim, a businessman from the same area.

Police alleges that on 19th November 2022, the deceased and the suspected killer were together drinking alcohol in the bar of Komujuni at Kikando Trading Center in Kiziba ward and left together in the wee hours of 20th November 2022. 

It’s reported that on their way home, the suspect who is still on the run assaulted the deceased and left him unconscious. He (the deceased) was in the morning found by the bypassers at around 8am and was rushed to Kabwohe Health Centre IV, then referred to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 1pm on the same day.

The Greater Bushenyi Regional Police spokesperson SP Martial Tumusiime confirmed the incident adding that Police visited the scene and recorded statements from some witnesses.

He said that a postmortem report was yet to be retrieved as police continues to hunt for the suspect.