Security Guard Held For Alleged Murder

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Edison Kato reportedly committed the offence on the December 4th while on duty at Akade Factory located in Tankhill cell of Kamukuzi division. He suspected the deceased, Bruno Mandera, to be a thief.

Police in Mbarara District is holding a security guard attached to RPS security group on charges of murder.

Edison Kato was arrested in connection with the death of 18-year-old Bruno Mandera, a resident of Tank Hill cell in Ruti, Kamukuzi division.

The suspect reportedly committed the offence on the December 4th while on duty at Akade Factory also located in Tankhill cell of Kamukuzi division. He reportedly suspected the deceased to be a thief. 

The suspect has been in hiding until December 7th when he was arrested in the outskirts of Mbarara town.
Kato is currently being held at Mbarara central police station.

Taban Chiriga, the officer in charge of the criminal investigations and intelligence department at Mbarara police station, says the security guard misused his gun since preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased was far from the premises he was guarding. He says the suspect could have waited instead of acting in a hurry.

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