Two men arrested for killing special hire driver

The suspects will be charged with murder and aggravated robbery.

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Police in Kampala is in possession of two suspects identified as Lutasingwa Simon and Sonko Patrick on allegations of Murder and Aggravated Robbery of one- Ahimbisibwe James.

According to CID spokesperson Twiine Charles, the two men allegedly hired Ahimbisibwe (Deceased) on April 6,2021 from Buremba stage in Mbarara City and asked him to drive them to an unknown destination.


Ahimbisibwe obliged and drove them but never returned, prompting his family and friends to report the matter to Mbarara Police Station.

Incidentally, On 7th April 2021, a body was found at Bwaziiba near Kasana, Luwero and burried at Kasana Hospital cemetery for lack of identification from locals.

“On 10th April information was received that there was somebody selling a seemingly looking new car at UGX 4 million only.

Flying squad team responded and arrested the seller who coincendentally was identified as Lutasingwa Simon,” Twiine said.

He added that “upon further interrogation, Lutasingwa revealed that him and Sonko had robbed the same vehicle from Mbarara. They also revealed the place where they had disposed off the body.”

Twiine revealed that the Flying squad has since established that the body belonged to Ahimbisibwe James.

Thus, police has now secured an exhumation order to have the body for DNA profiling.

“The suspects will be charged with murder and agrevated robbery.

Police totally condemns these mischievous acts of criminality,” he said.