Security agencies have arrested more suspects in the murder of Francis Ekalugar an employee of case clinic.
Ekalugar was kidnaped and later murdered on Tuesday 2nd Jan 2018 and his body discovered by police in Kajansi on 3rdJan 2018.
According to Deo Akiiki, the Deputy Defence Spokesperson, security agencies have been since working together to bring the suspects to book.
Acting on very reliable information, on Friday 19th 2018 an operation was conducted to arrest one of the suspects Mr Kiwalabye Huzairu.
In the process, there were attempts by some sympathisers to obstruct the arrest. However, this was overcome.
After interrogating Kiwalabye Huzairu, the investigators found a need to make further arrests.
Today Sunday 21st Jan 2018, a search was conducted following leads from the arrested suspects and the vehicle Registration Number UAW 899U Toyota Premio in which the late Ekalugar was kidnaped was recovered with altered number plate to UAT 764L.
More detailed investigations will be conducted with a view of arresting all those still at large and prosecuting them, Akiiki said.
Currently those arrested are held at a police post in Kireka.
“We wish to commend the public for continuing to support such operations geared at ensuring Law and Order in the country,” Akiiki noted.
He said the UPDF will continue to work with all other security agencies to guarantee peace and security in the country and therefore there is no cause of alarm.
Those arrested are:
- Abdul Kitata a brother to Kiwalabye Huzairu.
- Mawa Muzamiru a – driver to Dr SSebale Kato proprietor of Case Clinic.
- Kikandi Muhindo and Bizimani David – Congolese nationals at whose residence the vehicle of the late Francis Ekalugar was found.
Others in custody helping investigations are:
- Ssebandeke John
- Bwanika Fred
- Ssengoba Hassan
- Kibirige Joel
- Kayondo Johnathan
- Ssemogerere Sunday Kiseka
- Ssemogerere Sadam
- Barigye Asaf
- Nsindazi Joseph
- Ngobi Sowali
- Arinaitwe Thomas
- Ssekaja Ibrahim
- Ssozi Frank
- Kirya Shaban
- Mugema Hussein
- Kagajju Joram
- Ssebata Hassan
- Ssenfuka Matia
- Kiddugavu John
- Kasirye Godfrey
- Lukyamuzi Enock
- Ssengonzi Laurence
- Twinomujuni Amon
- Makumbi Frank
- Kanyamudali Thomas.