The President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni has strongly condemned the killers of the slain IHK Doctor Catherine Agaba and others that have died in the same manner.
The president who joined the family to mourn stated that “the criminal that took her life should not have the luxury of going to prison, but rather put on a death penalty.”
“I am deeply saddened by the death of this young girl, and others before her. We must move decisively to deter such heinous and senseless acts of crime, we shall now put out fire with fire,” stated President Museveni in a social media Statement.
The President added that government might rethink the alteration of some capital punishments like the death penalty as one of the punishment methods in dealing with the civilians, which were removed after the NRA took power.
“— the death penalty was one such alteration. However, overtime, it is clearer that we need to amend the law,” he states.
The president also wants Parliament to strengthen legislation, to compliment the good work being done by police officers and the army intelligence in apprehending such criminals.
Dr, Agaba went missing on April 11. Her body was later discovered in a septic tank near her rented home in Muyenga.
The young promising doctor was allegedly murdered by a private security guard at her place of residence, Ronald Obangakene, who allegedly was annoyed with her for constantly reporting him to his boss.
The Culprit also robbed her of a mobile phone, a gas cooker, a flat screen TV, a home theatre and other utensils.
The security guard was recently remanded to Luzira Prison on charges of murder and aggravated robbery and will be reproduced in court in May 30.