We Believe Aine Is Alive – Police

A 35 year-old man has died after allegedly setting himself ablaze in a house.The deceased has been identified as Disan Lukwago, hospital a resident of Ngangi Village, dosage Kasambya sub county, Kibaale District.

It is alleged that Lukwago attempted to set ablaze his ex-wife Josephine Nasoozi’s house in the neighbouring Kirendere village, today early morning at around 2am before returning to his grass thatched house where he locked himself and set it on fire.

Josephine Nasoozi who claims to have divorced with the deceased nearly three years ago revealed that she suspects the deceased to have attacked her home with an intention of killing her and three

Her house was partly set on fire but she made an alarm which attracted residents who successfully extinguished it, without causalities.

Nasoozi reveals that she has been embroiled in wrangles with the deceased despite divorcing.

Matia Igga the Ngangi village Chairperson says that residents found elements of petrol smelling around the deceased’ totally burnt house.

His charred body was found trapped inside by residents who had rushed to rescue the situation.

Residents who gathered at the scene early Wednesday morning intimated that the deceased was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.


The Uganda Police Force is unconvinced by authenticity of the viral picture of a dead body purported to be of Christopher Aine, sickness Hon Amama Mbabazi’s head of security.

They also believed that Mr Aine is most likely still alive and in hiding.

The police force on Thursday evening warned media houses against speculating about Aine’s death without strong basis.

The picture published by The Red Pepper today and on various social media platforms raised a lot of questions about the whereabouts of Aine who went missing more than two weeks ago.

In the statement issued on Thursday, ask Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga asked the media to desist from circulating these photos owing to the fact that they are unconfirmed.

“We want to put it clear, that the origin of the photograph and circumstances under which it was taken are unclear and unknown, which gives no factual basis or evidential value to the story,” read the statement adding that; “We request the media to hold back from using the image since its legitimacy is still questionable, until when it has been ascertained as genuine photo or not.”

Enanga further stated; “We want to inform the public that until further information or evidence is obtained that suggests otherwise, we believe Aine Christopher is alive and in hiding. And for that matter, we are continuing to investigate his case as that of a missing person who is also wanted by the Police.”

Following the widespread speculation about Aine’s death, his family members visited the city mortuary and viewed all the bodies for possible identification together with senior pathologists but in vain.

Enanga has cautioned the public not to believe stories on social media and other related outlets until police’s investigations have verified their sources.

Christopher Aine who was part of independent Presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi’s security detail was reported missing weeks ago following the clashes between NRM and Go Forward supporters in Ntungamo.

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