Photo: Here is Gen Katumba Wamala fiercely bodyguard who took bullets meant for his boss

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Revealed: Katumba Wamala bodyguard who was shot dead by assailants.

Whisper Eye learnt that unknown gunmen intercepted General Katumba, who was driving in his vehicle UPDF registration number H4DF 2138 along Kisaasi-Kisota road and sprayed it with dozens of bullets. 

Eyewitnesses say Katumba’s daughter identified as Brenda Wamala Nantongo and his driver identified as Haruna Kayondo died on the spot while the General escaped with gunshot wounds in both his shoulders.

“The bodies are still in the vehicle that is still at the crime scene,” he said. 

Katumba was rushed to Malcolm Clinic in Kisaasi where he is receiving treatment.   Detectives have cordoned off the scene to search for any clues on the attack.

Kayondo joins a long list of bodyguards that have been shot dead when their masters have been killed

On March 17th, 2017, unknown gunmen shot dead the former Police Spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his bodyguard, Kenneth Erau and Driver, Godfrey Mambewa were shot dead.

Major Muhammad Kiggundu bodyguard in 2016 in a similar style was also shot dead.

In June 2018, unidentified assailants also gunned down Arua Municipality member of parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga in a similar manner together with his bodyguard was also his brother.

By press time UPDF, police had commercesed investigations in the shooting incident


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