Sheikh Mutumba killers: key suspect arrested, killer gun recovered

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Sheikh Mutumba killers: key suspect arrested, killer gun recovered.

Uganda Police Force task team actively investigating the murder by shooting of Sheikh Mutumba Masudi, which occurred on the 14/02/2020.

They have tracked down and arrested the prime suspect behind the incident.

The suspect has been identified as Mugoya Abiyasad, a supervisor of SGA private security company.

Upon interrogation, the suspected shooter admitted to having shot and killed the victim.

He further provided details that led to the recovery of the gun at Rubaga, which went missing on the 14/02/2020 at around midday.

Task team also impounded an Ipsum motor vehicle that transported the killers from Kampala to Bugiri, and arrested the driver.

“We would like to inform the public that this is a premeditated and straight forward case of murder, with personal conflict due to land wrangles, as the motivation,’ says police official.

‘Now focusing on the facts and physical evidence, to clearly bring out the roles played by each of the suspects,’ the official added.

Murder cases of Muslims leaders is one of the unsolved question by Uganda’s security organs for the last decade.