By Felix Ainebyoona
Police in Mbarara City are investigating the circumstances under which two security guards who were manning security at Nyakayojo People’s SACCO, were murdered on Sunday morning.Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson, Mr Samson Kasasira, said Mbarara Central Police Station received information on Sunday at around 7.30 am that two security guards were found dead at Karama I cell, Rwakishakizi Ward in Nyakayojo Division. He identified the deceased as Herbert Tugume, 22, from Kitabo village, Kashongi Sub County in Kiruhura District, and Igga Budalla, 22, from Buteraniro village, Nyeihanga Sub County in Rwampara District, both attached to Securiwise Security Company. ‘’They were hit with blunt objects and died instantly. Their Rifle (pump Action with three rounds) number UG PSO 0009683–03601 and a baton were recovered at the scene. The CCTV camera at the SACCO was destroyed and offices were broken into,’’ Mr Kasasira said.He added: “A television screen 32-inch LG, HP Laptop, Network Router, and a mobile phone Techno pop 2 were stolen. Cash in the strong room was found intact as thieves failed to break into it.’’ Mr Kasasira said the bodies of the deceased were taken to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem as investigations into the matter continue.