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UPDF Senior Officer’s Killer Suspects arrested

ByResty Nasaazi

Feb 23, 2021

The killers of a senior UPDF officer are said to have been arrested and put behind bars after shooting him dead at a private residence in Luweero.Major Noel Mwesigye was shot f on the Jan, 17, 2021 at his private residence in Masinga village, Kikyusa sub-county in Luwero district. The former presidential guard was showered bullets by unidentified gunmen on a Sunday evening at his residence after getting out of his car.

UPDF Major Noel Mwesigye

The killers are said to have shot him in the legs and chest before running away with his pistol. Abubaker Ssematimba the LC 3 Chairperson of Kikyusa sub county revealed that two assailants riding a motorbike attacked Mwesigye at around 9pm and shot him while he was closing his car after returning at home.

Ssematimba adds that residents rushed Major Mwesigye to Holly Cross Health Center III in Kikyusa town before breathing his last. According to Ssematimba, the assailants ran away with the deceased’s  pistol before they attacked Rajab Sseruwu, a resident of Kyakatula village and robbed him of Shs450,000=,  which he had got from selling his coffee.

We have established that three persons have been arrested over plotting the killing of Major Noel Mwesigye.The serving army officer in the UPDF, PPU, and Personal Bodyguard to president Museveni was laid to rest in Sembabule.

 

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