Crime & Investigation

Co-Wives Held over Husband’s Death

Another Muslim cleric identified as Sheikh Ismail Ssebugwawo has been killed.

Relatives of the deceased on Tuesday afternoon gathered a Mulago Referral Hospital mortuary in search for Ssebugwawo’s 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.

Details about the circumstances surrounding the cleric’s death remain unclear.

But Chimpreports understands Ssebugwawo was a resident of Kayunga district. The incident comes against the backdrop of increased killings of Muslim leaders in Uganda.

Police boss Gen Kale Kayihura has since attributed the murders to rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

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

“We have credible intelligence which indicates that the majority of these clerics have been targeted because of their refusal to embrace extremist theocratic ideology; one which promotes the use of violence and terrorism as a tool of social, religious and political change.”


Outspoken Muslim leaders have since criticized police for failure in carrying out “in-depth” and “fruitful” investigations into the killings that have put the country on tenterhooks.

At least seven Muslim clerics have been shot dead since 2012.

They include Ssebugwawo, Sheikh Abdu Karim Ssentamu, Hajji Abasi Abubaker  Kiwewa, Yunus Madungo, Sheikh Abdul Khadir Muwaya and Sheikh Mustafah Bahiga who was gunned down recently along Entebbe Road.

More details to follow as events unfold….
2 wives of the late Farouk Lutamaguzi, information pills 52 are being held in Police custody to aid investigations into the sudden death of their husband.

Lutamaguzi’s body was this morning discovered in a dam in Butuntumura village, viagra Luweero District.

Apparently, cure the deceased who was married to two women with one living in Luweero and the other in Nakaseke was at the time of his death spending time at his Luweero home.

Aisha Nambafu (wife at Luweero) says that shortly before his death, Lutamaguzi spoke in a confrontational tone on phone with his Nakaseke wife.

Aisha adds that at the end of the phone call, her husband looked to have not reached any point of agreement with her co-wife.

Aisha further asserts that this is when Lutamaguzi left home and went and drowned himself in a nearby dam, only for his body to be discovered by the local residents that had gone to fetch water.

“Police were called in and they retrieved the body, took it for postmortem and the two wives are in custody to help with investigations into the death,” Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, Lamech Kigozi told ChimpReports.

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