Two Muslim men charged & remanded over assassination attempt on Gen Katumba

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Two Muslim men charged & remanded over assassination attempt on Gen Katumba. Whisper Eye News

Ssembjba Hussein Ismail and Nyanzi Yusuf Siraji have been remanded over an attempted assassination of Uganda’s most experienced general Edward Katumba Wamala.

According to intelligence, Mr. Ssembuba and Nyanzi are suspected to mastermind a failed plan to assassinate Gen Katumba Wamala.

However, during the attempt to assassinate Gen Katumba Wamala, his daughter Brenda Nantongo and driver Sgt Khalid Koboyoit were killed on spot.

The two are charged with the murder of two innocent people and attempted murder of former Commander of Defense Forces (CDF) Gen Katumba Wamala.

The suspects have appeared before the Chief Magistrate Court, Nakawa, and remanded to Kitalya prison until 3rd August 2021.

Whisper Eye News will keep you posted on this story.


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