Rubanda Businessman Shot Dead

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Samuel Twinomujuni a resident of Kibungo village, Muko Sub County in Rubanda district was shot dead on Friday at 11:30pm.

A 55-year-old businessman in Rubanda district has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen.


Samuel Twinomujuni a resident of Kibungo village, Muko Sub County in Rubanda district was shot dead on Friday at 11:30pm.


Twinomujuni owned a wholesale shop in Kaara trading center, Muko Sub County and lorries.

Kenneth Bigezikyi, a relative to Twinomujuni says that the deceased was retiring from his shop when gunmen shot him while opening the door of his house. 


Elly Maate, the police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Twinomujuni was shot in the back and on the right arm. Maate says that Twinomujuni died on spot.


Maate says that police is yet to establish if the gunmen made stole any property from the deceased.

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Twinomujuni's shooting comes barely less than two months ago when, Isaac Sendegeya, a prominent lawyer in Kisoro district was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen at his residence in Nturo village in the wee hours of July 21, 2019. 

 

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Samuel Amanya
Samuel Amanya is the Kigezi Region URN bureau chief. Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu and Rukungiri districts fall under his docket. Samuel Amanya has been a Uganda Radio Network reporter since August 2016. Before becoming a URN staff reporter, Amanya had written for the network for several years as a freelancer.


Amanya was also a Voice of Kigezi reporter from 2011 to 2016.


A journalism graduate from African College of Commerce Kabale, Amanya values his independence. Amanya says URN is a home for his talent because it lets him explore his journalistic interests without limits.

Amanya is fascinated by the crime beat and some of his best stories have come out of that interest. Amanya says he aims to be all round beat reporter.