Tala: School watchman killed by thugs

Police officers have launched investigations over the murder of a watchman at Kyamulendu Primary School in Tala Ward of Matungulu Sub-county.

The watchman was attacked by armed robbers who broke into the school and stole some parts from a transformer in the school.

According to a colleague, they got information in the morning that the body of the watchman was lying dead in the school compound and immediately called the police.

“I work with the deceased and I was to relieve him in the morning because I work during the day. At around 6 am in the morning, I told my children to go and check if he was at work and when they arrived they did not find him but found a body lying there,” said the colleague.

“Immediately they called me, I rushed to the place and called the police after identifying that the body was of my colleague,” she added.

Investigations have been launched as police took the body to Kangundo Level 4 Mortuary for preservation awaiting autopsy.

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