Businesswoman Killed in Mbarara; Police Launch Investigation into Unknown Assailants

By Nathan Bahangwa

MBARARA – Police in Mbarara City South Division are currently investigating a tragic incident in which Nambuya Annet, a 32-year-old businesswoman, was fatally stabbed by unknown assailants.

The spokesperson for Rwizi region police, SP Kasasira Samsom, confirmed the incident and revealed that the victim was a resident of Katete Central, Katete ward, in Mbarara City.

According to Kasasira, the unfortunate incident occurred while the deceased was smoking her pipe under a tree late last night on July 25, 2023, at approximately 1:45 AM in Katete cell. The assailants used a sharp object to carry out the attack, resulting in the victim being left in a pool of blood.

As soon as the police were alerted about the crime, they swiftly responded to the scene. They immediately began tracking the assailants, leading them to discover a sharp panga stained with blood about 50 meters away from where the incident took place. Additionally, other items were recovered as evidence, including a sharp knife, black nicker, Infinix Phone, a watch, and a smoking pipe wrapped in a polythene bag.

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The body of the deceased has been transported to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for a postmortem examination. Meanwhile, the investigation into this heinous crime is still ongoing.

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