Sombre Mood As Chwele Premier Resort Slain Watchman Is Laid To Rest


Dismas Barasa,  the night guard at Premier Resort in Chwele was laid to rest in an emotional send off.

He was hacked to death on January 27 alongside his colleague when unknown assailants ambushed them in one of the serious raids.
A sombre mood engulfed Lukhuna village in Chwele as Barasa (62) was laid to rest.
Speaker after speaker called on the nabbing of the suspects who hacked the two to death.
They described the late as a dedicated person who loved his job and was a good time keeper.
Chwele/Kabuchai MCA Barasa Mukhongo called for the transfer of the overstayed Police Officers in Chwele following the incident.

“They are busy collecting bribes from Busaa brewers in Kabuchai, they can’t patrol at night, insecurity has increased in the region, let them be transfered,” he said.
He called for the security personnel to hunt down and arrest the suspects who hacked down the two watchmen and be arraigned in court.
His sentiments were echoed by Eric Wekesa who asked the Inspector General of police Hillary Mutyambai to transfer all police officers from Chwele police station immediately.
“They are a liability, they are busy collecting bribes, we need them transfered elsewhere, they are not playing their roles the way they were trained,” said Wekesa.

Gasper Waffubwa, blamed the rising insecurity in Chwele to lack of police patrols.
“Let police officers intensify their night patrols to minimize insecurity, they need to nab all criminals who are killing and maiming innocent Wananchi,” he said.

David Kibiti called on the area OCPD, OCS to intensify patrols at night.
“If they have failed, let them be transfered to other places and let others be deployed here,” he said.
He called for peace to be maintained at all times to tame insecurity.

The businessman and the owner of Premier Resort decried the high level of insecurity and called on police officers to be very alert.
“Am saddened by the turn of events, off late insecurity is very high and might scare businessmen, we need tight security that will give us room to run our businesses without fear,” he said.
He condoled with the slain watchman’s family and pledged to help where possible.
“I know it is hard to believe that he is gone, let the suspects be hunted down, arrested and be arraigned in court,” he said. 


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