The process includes the reopening of the file, reassessing the scene of the crime and tracing any possible witnesses to the shooting that occurred more than 15 months ago. Kaweesi was gunned down together with his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Wambewo on March 17, 2017, a few meters from his home in Kulambiro, a suburb of Kampala.
The three are Ali Mugoya, Ahmed Yusufu, and Hibwanji Sinani. They are part of a group of 23 suspects who were arrested from various parts of the country and later charged with terrorism in the aftermath of the shooting that killed Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and Driver Godfrey Mambewa.
The prosecutors resumed a strike against low pay, after the lapse of the 90-day ultimatum given to government to address their grievances. The Prosecutors, under the umbrella Uganda Association of Prosecutors UAP, are demanding that the minimum salary of the lower ranking officials be raised to at least 9 million Shillings and 40 million Shillings for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The officers are Julius Twinomujuni from the Directorate of Human rights and Legal Affairs, Edgar Nyabongo, the Kidepo Region Police Commander, Apollo Kateeba, Rwenzori Regional Police Commander and Kumi District Police Commander, Felix Mugizi. The suspension of the four officers is in relation to their role in the dispute over a building on Plot 60/62 along Alidina Visram Road in Jinja town that was demolished in 2015.
On Tuesday, Majegere told parliament that Imam Mudenyo was picked up by police together with his son, Kassim Mulawa from his home in Mwezi in Mayuge district on April 9th 2017. The duo was reportedly taken to a place identified as Wembley in Buligo in Iganga district.
Uganda Radio Network understands that police spokesperson Asan Kasingye threatened to resign on Wednesday during a meeting of the senior officers when his colleagues asked him to retract his statement that four suspects had been arrested in connection to Byamukamas torture.
Just hours after the shooting incident, the police circulated composite images of people they thought were the prime suspects. The first composite image was released barely three hours after Kaweesi was gunned down and subsequently others came out in the days that followed with the latest having been released on the night of Tuesday, March 21, hours after Kaweesi was buried at his home in Lwengo district.
Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been buried at his ancestral home in Kitwekyanjovu village, Kyazanga sub county in Lwengo district. Kaweesi was given a 21-gun-salute on Tuesday as his body was lowered to the grave, bringing to an end a budding life and policing career cut short by assassins bullets four days ago.
General Kayihura will work with an Inter-agency team comprised of the Flying Squad, Special Investigations Division SID and Internal Security Organisation ISO. The team is to be complimented by experts from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations - FBI.
A heavy downpour has rendered the road to Kitwekyanjovu village in Lwengo district nearly impassable, hours before Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the slain Ugandan Police Force spokesperson is due to be buried there.
General Moses Ali: We are concerned about the spate of killings that have been executed over the past years. The security agencies that have been at the forefront of carrying out investigations and a number of people have been arrested and are going through the due process of justice. This has however not stopped the killings.
Museveni said most of the said criminals connive with personnel in the Criminal Investigations department to kill evidence and threaten witnesses. He was speaking at the home of slain Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi in Kulambiro; a Kampala suburb
Yunus Muganzi, the Lwengo district NRM mobiliser says Kaweesi had named him and Vincent Kayitana, a renowned NRM diehard in Lwengo as his head political strategy. He says Kaweesi had told them to start mobilizing support for him.