By Our Reporter
The Territorial Police in Kassanda is holding three Tanzanians behind bars and investigating a case of murder by beating of Emmanuel Deus, a cashier at GEM James Gold Processing Company in Bukuya.
The arrested suspects were identified as Lubolo Erican, David Malingita and Peter Matunganjo but according to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, Deus was attacked and beaten to death by a group of 6 Tanzanian Nationals after a misunderstanding.
“The facts indicate that on the 18.12.2021, the victim found the group of Tanzanian Nationals dealing in gold, who were drinking at Bukuya Town Council in Kassanda district. The victim and the suspects who knew each other got into a heated argument that resulted into a serious beating by the suspects, who left him lying down unconscious.” Revealed Enanga
The victim was rushed to Bukuya clinic by his friends and immediately after, transferred to Mityana Referral Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival due to internal bleeding in the head.
Enanga adds that such random incidents of violence, assaults and physical alternations remind the country of the risks people face during violent alterations like the beating Deus received.
“We hope that the arrest of the suspects will bring some relief to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts and prayers reach out to the victim’s family.” He concluded.