UPDF Senior Officer Shot Dead at Private Residence in Luweero

BY: Eyalama In News On

Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force (UPDF) is investigating the shooting of a Major, Noel Mwesigye whose barracks of attachment is not yet established who was shot dead at a private residence located at Masinga village in Kikyusa sub county in Luwero district.

Abubaker Ssematimba the LC 3 Chairperson of Kikyusa sub county says that two assailants riding a motorbike attacked Mwesigye between 9;00-10pm on Sunday night and shot him in stomach while he was closing his car after returning at home.

Ssematimba added that the assailants run away with his pistol before they attacked another resident Rajab Sseruwu a resident of Kyakatula village and robbed him of 450,000 shillings which he had got from selling his coffee.

Ssematimba adds that residents rushed Major Mwesigye to Holly Cross Health Center III in Kikyusa town but he died just on reaching there.

Uganda

Confirmed
40,426
+18
Deaths
334
Recovered
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Active
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Last updated: March 4, 2021 - 7:44 pm (+00:00)

The Uganda Peoples Defense Forces have since transferred the body to Bombo Military Hospital for postmortem.

Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso the Spokesperson of UPDF that said investigations to find the assailants as well as their motive are already underway.

Kenya

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+4
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Last updated: March 4, 2021 - 7:44 pm (+00:00)
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