Bugiri district Imam Sheikh Masudi Mutumba has reportedly been shot dead at his home in Iwemba Parish, Iwemba Sub County.
Bugiri Municipality Member of Parliament (MP), Asuman Basalirwa, said Sheikh Mutumba was shot dead at around 9:45pm.
“One of my constituents; an imam was this evening shot dead. The information we have is that one person armed with a gun came to his home and shot him,” Basalirwa told Daily Monitor.
He added: “Police are looking for the assailant.”
According to reports, Sheikh Mutumba was seated outside his house chatting with his wife who was in the kitchen preparing supper when the assailant shot him several times.