Three Inmates Escape from Mityana Government Prison

MITYANA – In Mityana District, Police are on the hunt for three male inmates who escaped from Mityana government prison on 06.12.2023 at around 4:00 PM.

The escapees are Mfitumukiza Francis, 24, from Rubange village, Murora sub county, Kisoro district, facing charges of murder and aggravated robbery; Nasasira Gideon, 37, from Muko village, Muko sub county, Rubanda district, charged with aggravated robbery; and Hakiza Joseph, 27, from Nyarubuye village, Katobo Parish, Nyarubuye sub county, Kisoro district, facing charges of aggravated defilement.

According to Racheal Kawala, the Police spokesperson for Wamala Region, the inmates managed to escape by jumping over the fence as they were being escorted to their wards after receiving meals.

Kawala mentions that there were initially four escapees, but one has been successfully re-arrested.

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A case of escape from lawful custody has been registered under Mityana CRB 1197, and there are ongoing search efforts.

Kawala urges anyone with information about the suspects to contact the police or report to the nearest police station.

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