Residents of Kyeigombe Village in Kyabugimbi Bushenyi have since Friday been at loggerheads with soldiers deployed at Mota Engil stone quarry for killing Vincent Tumuhirwe on of their area residents.
The UPDF second Division Spokesperson Maj. Charles Kabona confirmed the arrest of their staff adding that a team of investigators are already on the ground to investigate said the soldiers have been arrested while they have sent a team of investigators to probe the allegations of murder and rape.
Mr John Tumwine an area resident said that they saw the army man in UPDF uniform on patrol enforcing curfew shoot and killing the victim.
“We were heading home at around 10pm. We met these men who were putting on UPDF uniform, I was behind that man I saw them beat him and later I heard a gunshot then I ran away,” she said.
Charles Muhwezi, the Kyeigombe Village LC I Chairperson, said the soldiers also allegedly raped a 22-year-old woman in his area.
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