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Lira University lecturer robbed of UGX 5M

Eight armed thugs raided the home of Lira University lecturer and robbed him of Shs 5 million cash at gunpoint.

Eight armed thugs raided the home of Lira University lecturer and robbed him of Shs 5 million cash at gunpoint.

The gunmen stormed the home of Moses Kaahwa in Nyabakande Cell, Rukunyu ward, Kakindo town council in Kakumiro district at around 2 am on Saturday. 

According to Kanawha, the thugs first ordered him to open the door in vain before firing a bullet into the house that shattered one of the windows. After gaining entry, he says the thugs placed him and his wife at gunpoint prompting him to surrender a bag containing Shs 5 million.

Annette Tumusiime, a neighbor says although they immediately alerted police, it took police over one hour to arrive at the crime scene when the thugs had already fled.

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson, says that police have recovered some cartridges at the scene, which will help their investigations. 

About Lira University

Founded in 2015, Lira University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Lira (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Region. Officially recognized by the National Council for Higher Education of Uganda, Lira University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Ugandan higher education institution.

The University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

Lira University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

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