Muhammed Barongo, the area LC III Chairperson, revealed that Mugisa was last seen in the area on Sunday afternoon. He says that residents were shocked to find his lifeless body outside his house and immediately notified the authorities.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, stated that they have commenced a manhunt for the assailants. He, however, says that the motive behind the attack is still unknown. This incident comes barely a day after unidentified assailants targeted Katikara Church of Uganda in Kakumiro district.
Kennedy Basirima, the Kitingozi LC I Chairperson told Uganda Radio network in an interview on Tuesday morning that the deceased’s children went to check on him on Monday after waiting for him to wake up in vain.
Joseph Kasujja, a resident says that the late Nakabazi was last seen in good health on Monday evening. “This is an elderly woman who was staying peacefully with us. She didn’t have any misunderstandings with anybody in our area. How can they brutally murder her like this? “asked Kasujja.
According to Bamuturaki, they saw huge flames and rushed to see what was happening only to find the deceased's house on fire but it was too late to save her life. Juliet Atimango, another resident says it is unfortunate that Alinaitwe died in such a manner and called on the police to expedite investigations into the matter.
Christopher Mukidi, a resident of the area told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they heard Byaruhanga screaming for help when the assailants attacked him and rushed to see what was happening to him, only to find him lying unconscious by the roadside.
According to the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner Amlan Tumusiime, a day before Irumba was killed, he led a group of people from Musaijamukuru village to the RDC’s office protesting the emergence of a fraudulently acquired title in their village.
It is alleged that on Wednesday unknown persons hired Irumba a lorry driver to transport sand to Masindi. However, when he reached Kinyara Sugar Plantation, two unknown people emerged from the plantation and intercepted him.