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Home National Police arrest 4 in connection to Bugiri imam’s assassination

Police arrest 4 in connection to Bugiri imam’s assassination

KAMPALA- The territorial police in Busoga East Region (Bugiri) is actively investigating a case of murder by shooting vide CRB 112/2020 (of CPS Bugiri of sheikh Mutumba Masudi 60years).

Sheikh Mutumba was the Imam of Iwemba Mosque,Iwemba Sub county  Bugiri District.

The incident occurred on Friday February 14th 2020 at around 9:45PM at the deceased’s home in Busimba village Iwemba sub county Bugiri District.

He was shot by a single bullet targeted to his head and he died instantly.

Upon receiving information, the police technical team headed by the Regional CID, Scene of Crime officers and commanders visited the scene and cordoned it off to start investigations.

An exhibit (cartridge) of an AK 47 riffle was recovered and has been submitted to our forensic experts to establish which gun was used in committing the crime.

“We can confirm that four suspects are in custody at CPS Bugiri, to help in investigations” Jeff Sebuyungo, the Bugiri District Police Commander.

The hunt for the prime suspect by the police joint security team is underway. 

“We will continue to work around the clock to investigate the motive of this shooting and bring all those involved to book” Sebuyungo added.

May Sheikh Mutumba’s soul rest in eternal peace.

Davis Kankwasi
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