Police names man killed in Makindye illegal eviction

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire

Police has named the suspect who was killed during an illegal eviction on Thursday night.

The armed and violent group came in a motor vehicle registration number UBC 337A Costa white in colour and  were carrying out illegal eviction at the home  of Mbeera Abdu a resident of Kifampa zone Makindye ll parish, Makindye Division in Kampala district.

Police had earlier indicated that   one person was put out of action by security personnel but we have since established that the deceased was killed by the mob who had arrested him.

He was beaten and police rescued him but he died on the way to Mulago hospital.

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The deceased  has been identified as Mutakaya Farouk a resident of Bwaise II , Kawempe Division. 

The Postmortem report shows that the deceased died of injuries inflicted on him by Blunt objects meaning the community had descended on him beating him to death.

Police was also able to arrest another suspect in the night and inquiries are ongoing.

 It should be noted that this issue started when one of the sons in the home claimed to have sold the land to a city business man and started demolishing the structure during day.

The incident was stopped during day but the same people came back in the night to finish the work only to meet resistance in the community. 

Katwe police managed to impound the vehicle reg no UBC 337 A  that was allegedly used for transporting the thugs  and parked at Busabala road police booth.



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