Policeman in Luwero Arrested For Stabbing Motorcyclist to Death At Check Point

Nicholas Muloni a traffic officer attached at Zirobwe Police Station was arrested after three weeks in hiding.

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The Police in Luwero has arrested a traffic officer for stabbing a motorcyclist to death and injuring another at a checkpoint. 

Nicholas Muloni a traffic officer attached at Zirobwe Police Station was arrested after three weeks in hiding. 

Muloni is accused of causing the death of Kassim Luyinda aged 30 years a Boda Boda rider at Ssemakula stage in Zirobwe town council and injuring Frank Kagenyi Kiryowa a resident of Najjera in Wakiso.

It is alleged that on 23rd June 2021 while enforcing the presidential ban on inter-district movements, Muloni using his gun bayonet stabbed Luyinda at Kiziri Police checkpoint in Kalagala Sub County accusing him of refusing to stop at the checkpoint. Luyinda died on the way to Bugema Health Center .

Muloni is also accused of stabbing Kagenyi in the chest and is struggling to recover from the injuries.

Patrick Maikula, the Acting District Police Commander of Luwero says that Muloni handed himself to Police and is currently detained at Luwero Central Police Station.

Maikula says that Muloni has already recorded statements over the incident and his file will be sent to the Resident State Attorney to sanction charges against him.

Maikula however declined to reveal the preferred charges against Muloni saying they are waiting for State Attorney to advise.

Abdullah Ssenjala the father of the deceased has welcomed the arrest of Muloni and asked the Police to ensure that he is criminally held liable over the death of his son.

Ssenjala said that Luyinda left behind four children and a pregnant wife whom he is struggling to look after his death.

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Erastus Kibirango the LCV Chairperson of Luwero district has asked Police to charge Muloni with murder for acting with impunity and killing Luyinda whom he knew because he worked as Special Police Constable at the same Police station during the general elections.

Earlier on Corporal Felix Otim the officer in charge of Kiziri Police checkpoint was also arrested and recorded a statement at Luwero Central Police Station over the same incident.