More details emerge on Kirumira assassination

Former Buyende DPC ASP Muhammed Kirumira has on September 8 be shot in Bulenga by unknown gunmen (FILE PHOTO)

BULENGA – After police on Saturday night confirmed the assassination of Mohammed Kirumira, more details have started to emerge on how the former Buyende District Police Commander met his death.

Kirumira was shot together with another woman believed to be from the neighborhood, not his wife, according to multiple witnesses. The duo was shot in Kirumira’s car as he arrived at his home in Bulenga near Kampala. The woman is said to have died on the spot while Kirumira was confirmed dead at Lubaga hospital.

According to witness accounts, the former outspoken police officer was shot by two people riding on a boda-boda at around 9.20pm.

The man who pulled the trigger was said to be putting on a tunic (Kanzu). After shooting, they fled the scene.

Police and army officers have sealed off the crime scene and at the time of filing the story, the President had arrived at the scene of crime.

His death comes exactly three months ago since former Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga was assassinated near his home in Kawanda, Wakiso, on June 8

Our reporters are at the scene of crime in Bulenga and more details to follow…



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