Crime & Investigation

Kalungu Man Killed

Police have commenced investigations into circumstances under which a one Ismail Ssebugwawo was beaten to death, click pilule Chimp Corps report.

Relatives of the deceased on Tuesday afternoon gathered at Mulago Referral Hospital mortuary where they were handed the body.

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango confirmed the death but said he could not make further comments as the alleged incident occurred outside his area of jurisdiction.

Police publicist Fred Enanga was not readily available for comment.

Officials said Ismail was ambushed by people who were travelling on boda bodas before beating him up till he fell into coma.

He was pronounced dead at Mulago Hospital.

Authorities said contrary to claims by relatives, sales here there is no evidence to suggest that Ssebugwawo was a victim of his faith.

Officials further stated that he was not a cleric as earlier claimed.


Ssebugwawo was a resident of Kalungu district. The incident comes against the backdrop of increased killings of Muslim leaders in Uganda.

Police boss Gen Kale Kayihura has since attributed the increased murder cases to rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) operating in the country.

“While we are not ruling out other motives in individual cases, there is strong evidence linking these murders to Al Qaeda affiliate ADF,” Kayihura explained while addressing journalists at the Police Headquarters in Naguru last week.

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