Thieves kill 58 year old Special Hire Driver

Crime scene tape in the foreground with a blurred police car in the background at a crime scene.
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Police is hunting for two suspects who hired a special hire driver, a one Batte Christopher, 58, a resident of Nyenje and later murdered him.
The incident happed on Wednesday at about 1500hrs at Seeta Township,
It is alleged that the 03 people hired the late to transport them to Bajjo village between 1500hrs and 1800hrs. The suspects while at Bajjo, strangled and stabbed the victim five times on the head and three times on the right hand.

They then bundled him in the trunk of his vehicle registration number UAY 765H Toyota Premio white in colour. As they were driving the vehicle away hastily, it got stuck and they had to call people around to help push it back on road.
The people saw blood seeping from the car trunk and asked them what they were carrying, but the suspects didn’t give clear answers.

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On opening the car trunk, the body was discovered and immediately mob attacked the suspects injuring one while two escaped in the confusion (a man and a woman). Police is hunting for the suspects,
The vehicle was also damaged in process of the mob action. The suspect was rescued and rushed to CPR amedical Centre in Mukono town for treatment pending interrogation.

According to Asp Luke Owoyesigyire , the Deputy PRO KMP, A knife and rope were recovered in the vehicle. The body was taken to Mulago for postmortem.

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