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Horror In Tororo As armed robbers shoot dead businessman and son

Tororo police are investigating how armed robbers shot and killed a business man with his 7 year old son.

The deceased have been identified as Didier Sejikeye who was a mobile money agent.

According to witnesses at the scene they cited out that 2 armed men disguised themselves as clients and later ordered Sejikeyo to surrender the money but in the process of hesitation they shoot him with his son and dashed away with the money.

Bukedi south regional police spokes person Mr Moses Mugwe said they we’re hunting for the suspected armed robbers.

Muguwe later said that they had dispatched a team of forensic expertise to the scene together with the District Police commander SP Fred Ahimbisibwe as well as the homicide detectives.

However the postmortem of the 2 bodies were already done at the Mbale regional hospital and their bodies are to be handed over to their relatives for burial said Mr Moses mugwe.

According to police, the police crime report of 2021 shows that 436 cases of aggravated robbery of cash were reported compared to 364 cases in 2020.

The same report also reveals that 303 cases are of murder by shooting which were reported in 2021 compared to 249 in 2020.

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