Crime & Investigation

BREAKING: Kampala Businessman Knocked Dead

Police have rushed to a suspected murder scene in Muyenga, here this a leafy Kampala suburb, approved where a city businessman, Eria Sebunya Bugembe alias Kasiwuukira, was found dead.

The cause of the tycoon’s death remains unclear.

However, he was found in a pool of blood.

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango told Chimpreports on Friday morning that, “at first we thought it was a hit-and-run.”

He added: “But after talking to neighbours, they saw a car parked on the roadside. When he started jogging, we suspect the driver of this car deliberately knocked him dead before driving off.”

Kampala Woman MP, Nabilah Naggayi obtained pictures of the deceased.

They showed a huge and raw injury on Kasiwuukira’s head.

Nabilah suspects it could have been “hit and run” scenario but fell short of ruling out “possible murder.”


The lawmaker said Kasiwuukira was “doing his routine jogging near his home in Muyenga.”

She described the deceased as a “friend” and “brother.”

Singer Sarah Zawedde said Kasiwukira, whom he described as her brother-in-law, was knocked dead as he jogged in Muyenga.

The deceased has been serving as the deputy treasurer of the Kwagalana Club, a group of wealthy Kampala businessmen.

He has been the proprietor of SEB Industries which manufactures tiles and pavers.

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