The Chief of Defense Forces-CDF General David Muhoozi assured the mourners that, unlike other high profile killings where investigations and reports have delayed, this time investigation into Gen Katumba ‘s shooting will be thorough and a detailed report about the incident will be released on time.
Wamala Nantongo, the daughter of Gen. Katumba Wamala has been laid to rest at
the family’s ancestral home in Kikandwa, Kasawo town council Mukono district.
Nantongo was shot dead on Tuesday morning by unidentified gunmen who
intercepted Gen Katumba’s vehicle registration number H4DF 2138 along Kisota
road in Kisaasi and sprayed it with bullets. Katumba’s driver Haruna Kayondo
was also killed.
was attended by hundreds of mourners who included religious leaders, former ministers
and security personnel.
mother Catherine Wamala told mourners that her daughter died at a time when she
was looking forward to her wedding.
Catherine also asked the Chief of Defence Forces to beef up General Katumba’s security.
Margret Kanyali, a sister to Gen. Katumba noted that her brother’s attackers
could have been jealous of his personal achievements and rise in the military.
//Cue in: “Tubegayirira banaye…
Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Dr Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu who presided over
the requiem mass and the Mufti of Uganda Sheik Shaban
Ramathan Mubajje who represented the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda
prayed for security forces and requested them to ensure justice to families of
those that have been killed.
//Cue in: “Nsaba banange…
The Chief of Defense Forces-CDF General David
Muhoozi assured the mourners that, unlike other high profile killings where investigations
and reports have delayed, this time investigations into Gen Katumba ‘s shooting
will be thorough and a detailed report about the incident will be released on time.
General Katumba thanked the mourners and other Ugandans for showing love to the
family. He says that he was overwhelmed by the sympathies he received and
support following the incident.