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Omusinga Charles Mumbere Could Face More Charges

Yusuf Masereka, whose son Robert Baluku, a police constable attached to Maliba Police Post was hacked to death on Saturday, said the murder of his son is a great loss to the family.
Some of the bodies of the police officers

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 Police is considering bringing more charges against Charles Wesley Mumbere, the King of Rwenzururu Kingdom.

Mumbere appeared on Tuesday before Jinja Chief Magistrate's court for the murder of Geoffrey Kasimba, a Police Constable attached to the Field Force Unit-FFU detach in Kidondo Cell in Central Division in Kasese district.

He was remanded to Kirinya Prisons until December 13th when his case will come up for mention. 

This morning, Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi told journalists in Kasese, that Mumbere and others still at large face additional charges of attempted murder, terrorism, abetting terrorism and destruction of property among others. 

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Kaweesi also said that the police have given an opportunity to the remaining royal guards in some of the camps to surrender before they are arrested.

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Meanwhile, some of the bodies of the police officers who were killed during the fighting in Kasese were today released to their families. It was a somber moment at Kasese Police Station as some of the relatives picked the bodies. 

Yusuf Masereka, whose son Robert Baluku, a police constable attached to Maliba Police Post was hacked to death on Saturday, said the death of his son is a great loss to the family.

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Postmortem is also being carried out on the bodies of the royal guards. 

Four pathologists led by Moses Byaruhanga, the Police pathologist are conducting the postmortems in Kilembe, Bwera, Kasese and Fort Portal hospitals. 

By the time of filing this report, the relatives were yet to receive the bodies.  

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