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Community Shaken: Police Probe Brutal Assault on Local Businessman

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  • A terrifying attempted murder has rocked the community of Nateete Division, prompting the police to initiate an inquiry into the savage assault on a resident businessman.
  • Turyamuhaki Sam, aged 55 and residing in Kabawo Zone, Lubaga Division, became the target while engaged in a financial transaction at Bashir Grain Millers on the evening of May 13th, 2024, around 8.

A terrifying attempted murder has rocked the community of Nateete Division, prompting the police to initiate an inquiry into the savage assault on a resident businessman.

Turyamuhaki Sam, aged 55 and residing in Kabawo Zone, Lubaga Division, became the target while engaged in a financial transaction at Bashir Grain Millers on the evening of May 13th, 2024, around 8:00 PM. Witnesses reported that Kiiza Ashiraf, an employee at the mill, barged into the office carrying a sack, wielding a machete and hammer, and demanded money.

A violent struggle ensued, resulting in severe head injuries for Turyamuhaki from the assailant’s weapons. However, alert bystanders intervened swiftly, managing to subdue the attacker and enabling Turyamuhaki to receive urgent medical attention.

Promptly alerted, the police have launched a comprehensive investigation. Evidence, including the weapons used in the assault, has been recovered, and surveillance footage from the site is under scrutiny. While the motive behind the attack remains obscure, the authorities are striving to establish connections.

Deputy Public Relations Officer ASP Luke Owoyesigyire assured, “We are tirelessly working to apprehend the suspect and ensure justice prevails. We implore anyone with pertinent information to step forward and aid in our investigation.”

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The incident has instigated apprehension among local residents, who advocate for heightened security measures to forestall future occurrences. “This assault has left us profoundly unsettled,” expressed a neighboring business proprietor. “We urgently require augmented police patrols and surveillance cameras to safeguard our well-being.”

The investigation is ongoing, with the police diligently reconstructing the sequence of events surrounding the assault. Individuals possessing any relevant information are urged to contact the Nateete Division police station.

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