Police have arrested an unidentified man on allegations of having participated in the robbery and murder of Arch Rwego, a sales manager with Boma Tiles and also husband to Dora Rwego, a sister to police CID Director Grace Akullo.
On Wednesday morning, unknown thugs jumped into the home of Rwego in Kira Zone, Kira Municipality, Wakiso district before breaking into the bedroom and stabbed him ten times before robbing property.
CID spokesperson Vincent Ssekate told this website on Wednesday that on entering, the thugs armed with knives and iron bars stabbed a dog found at home before breaking into the behind door of the house and got keys left in the door to access the couple’s bedroom.
It was also reported that the assailants first poisoned two dogs at the home before a third one jumped onto them but they later killed it.
However, the Nile Post has learnt that police have now arrested an unidentified man found at a nearby clinic seeking treatment over wounds inflicted on him by a dog.
When contacted for a comment, Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the arrest but didn’t not divulge more information about it.
“We have a suspect in our custody and he is being investigated. We shall give you details if he is anywhere connected to the murder. Thank you,”Owoyesigyire told this website.
This website has also learnt that on interrogation, the man whose names have not been revealed denying any wrongdoing as he insisted that he was attacked by thugs.
The thugs in the Wednesday morning according to police took advantage of the heavy downpour to cut the razor wire before jumping into the home.
“On seeing the assailants, the deceased tried to put up resistance prompting them to stab him seven times in the head, two times in the left shoulder and once in the chest using a sharp object before he collapsed. He died on arrival at Najera hospital,” CID spokesperson Ssekate told this website on phone.
Ssekate added that the thugs walked away with a TV set and two bags belonging to the deceased’s wife and an unspecified amount of money that was in the bags.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police mouthpiece said that on introduction of the sniffer dogs by the canine department from police, it was found out that the assailants had waited at a certain place for a long time before storming the house.
“The canine led experts to a place where the assailants took a long time while hiding and waiting to carry out their mission,”Owoyesigyire said.