Tom Ogwang, whose son, Reagan Ogwang and daughter, Sharon Ogwang, had been arrested confirmed that they have been set free on police bond. Teddy Olwayo, said her brother, Raymond Olwawu, has been also released on bond.
Eight residents of Makerere University who had been arrested in connection to the death of a student Emmanuel Tegu, have been released.
Tegu, a third-year Veterinary Medicine student at the University was roughed up and died on July 4 as a result of injuries inflicted on him by a mob that mistook him for a thief. He was beaten on June 27 at Students’ Centre that houses
Centenary Bank branch at Makerere University.
arrested Muluka I zone Chairman, Charles Oyugu, who on the fateful night called
police claiming he had found a student beaten to a pulp. After Oyugu’s arrest,
police raided West Road were 12 other suspects were arrested.
police obtained a Closed Circuit Television – CCTV footage captured by St
Augustine Makerere Chapel. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the CCTV video showed
the actual suspects related to Tegu’s death.
out of the 13 suspects were charged on Thursday at Law Development Centre-LDC Court in
Old Kampala. The charged suspects include; Oyugu, Balam Nyeko, an
SGA security guard attached to Centenary Bank, Johnson Kakuru Johnson 24, a resident
of Makerere and Moses Sekitoleko 21, also a resident of Makerere.
After taking four suspects to court, eight other Makerere
residents have been released on police bond but with stringent conditions among
them not speaking to media. Parents who spoke to Uganda Radio Network –URN
confirmed that their children had been released but restricted their movement
and warned not to speak to the media.
Tom Ogwang, whose son, Reagan Ogwang and daughter, Sharon Ogwang,
had been arrested confirmed that they have been set free on police bond. “I’m in
an online meeting! Otherwise, the children were released on bond,” said Ogwang.
Teddy Olwayo, said her brother, Raymond Olwawu, has been also
released on bond. “My brother has been released and our other neighbours. But they
have been told to keep low [quiet],” said Olwayo.
Muluka II zone Chairman, Bashir Kamugo, named other Makerere
residents who have been released as Nicholas Omase, Derrick, Mukisa, Allan and Mukisa.
Cue in; “yeah, they released some…
Cue out “…on police bond.”//
The postmortem conducted at Kampala Capital City Authority –KCCA
morgue revealed that the cause of death as blunt force trauma, due to open
wounds along the back, multiple cane marks on the back of the right elbow and
abrasions along the abdomen and the entire back of the victim.
Tegu left his sister, Rachael Ariongeti’s home, at Namungoona
where he also stayed with his brother, Sam Okwalinga, on June 27 and proceeded
to his church at Makerere. But he did not return home. Enanga said in the
evening at around 10 pm, he was found by Police Constable Mukose Farouk who was
on routine patrol behind the main building near the water tank.
“The officer attempted to inquire about who he was and what he
was doing at such a time. He appeared erratic and
responded by throwing stones at the officer, who fired three shots in the air
to scare the victim. Tegu reportedly charged at the officer. This forced the officer to
withdraw and communicated to his supervisor,” said Enanga.
Tegu, according to police ran towards St Augustine Makerere church and
Centenary bank, where he charged at the three private security guards but was
overpowered. SGA guards hit him using the metallic chairs from the