By Tugume Johnbosco
HOIMA. A teacher at Canon Njangali, a Bunyoro Kitara Diocese founded secondary school in Hoima Municipality, has died after being hit by suspected iron bar hitmen.
The deceased, George William Kasaija aged 26, a Mathematics and Physics teacher
was attacked at his home in Duhaga, a Hoima town suburb on Wednesday morning at around 1:30am.The assailants severely hit and stabbed the deceased, leaving him unconscious.
Angela Kaahwa, the head teacher Canon Njangali High School says the youthful teacher died later in the afternoon while on the way to Mulago Hospital, where he had been referred from Hoima.
The attack on the teacher has left colleagues and students at the school in shock. Head teacher Kaahwa says she can’t imagine the motive of the attack on the teacher she describes as well disciplined.
This is the second similar attack in just a week, after unidentified man was hit from Kiganda, another Hoima town suburb and left in comma. Several other incidents have occurred in the town of recent. Albertine Region Police Spokesperson Julius Hakiza couldn’t readily comment on the latest incident saying he was yet to be briefed.