Students in Trouble for Stabbing Health Worker

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Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says there are reports that the students have been threatening to attack staff at Itojo hospital for accusing them of stealing their property.

Three students of Hillside Academy in Ntungamo district are in trouble for attempted murder. The trio was picked up on Monday night for the attempted murder of Moses Asiimwe, a lab technician at Itojo hospital. 
 
They are Derrick Amanya, Ahabyoona Musiime and Kelly Muhumuza. The trio reportedly stormed Itojo hospital staff quarters and stabbed Asiimwe in the stomach.

 
Asiimwe is admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital in critical conditions. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says there are reports that the students have been threatening to attack staff at Itojo hospital for accusing them of stealing their property.
 
 
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The school administration hasn't yet commented on the matter.
 

 

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