“We haven’t arrested any suspect, but we simply identified few persons of interest to give us more information based on their knowledge about this incident, and we recorded their statement, and we don’t consider them as suspects, so the speculations should stop. Said Enanga.
said there are yet to conduct any arrest of people suspected to have been involved with the assassination attempt on General Katumba Wamala, the former Chief of Defence Forces and Minister
of Ministry of Works and Transport.
Last week, gunmen travelling on two motorcycles opened fire at Gen Katumba
Wamala’s UPDF Land cruiser along the Kisota –Kulambiro Road, Nakawa Division in
Kampala District leading to the death of his daughter Brenda Nantongo and
driver, Haruna Kayondo, leaving the general with injuries.
response has followed reports
circulating in different social media
platforms indicating that police as of
Sunday had arrested several suspects and detained them in different police cells including Special Investigations Unit -SIU Kireka and in Kira
Road police division.
speaking to Journalists at Police headquarters Naguru- Kampala, Fred Enanga the
police spokesperson said the deployed joint security teams of investigators haven’t
arrested any suspect, but they have recorded some people’s statements.
arrested any suspect, but we simply identified a few persons of interest to give
us more information based on their knowledge about this incident, and we recorded
their statement, and we don’t consider them as suspects, so the speculations
should stop," said Enanga.
that the deployed teams have re-documented the scene, retrieved the CCTV
camera footage, before and after the incident, carrying out sufficient
forensic analysis on cartridges which giving hope to the investigations.
that the facts so far gathered will help to bring police closer to finding out the
identity of the culprits and their hideout.
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police has denied suspects in custody, it is said that after the incident,
Police went on arresting some people along the road near the crime scene
including three students on Tuesday evening.
Over the weekend family in Bukoto claimed that
security operatives arrested their son with his friend close in the vicinity as
they were in preparations of going back to school and there are still detained
at Kira-Road pending interrogations.
June 2021, Police arrested my little cousin Charles Musobozi, a Senior Three students
alongside with his close friends as part of the suspects connected to the assassination
attempt of Gen. Katumba," twitted one Francis Obbo a relative of one of the young