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Police investigating Makerere University Murder, Three Arrested


Police has said that they have started investigations into the circumstances under which Batungura Bewotti 27,a Student of law at Uganda Christian University Kampala Campus and resident of Kikoni Zone B, Makerere 3 parsih Kawempe Division in Kampala was murdered .

The incident took place yesterday 14th / 8/22 at round 1900/c ,during the last guild president open campaigns at rugby grounds Makerere University.

Police preliminary information indicates that during the campaigns a scuffle ensued between two political party supporters that resulted in the stabbing of the deceased by students who were allegedly led by Hon.Kabuye Frank among others.

That the police were informed and upon reaching the scene they found blood stains believed to be for the deceased Inside Nsibirwa Hall where he hid there after the scuffle that led to his stabbing.

Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metroplita ,Luke Owoyesigyire has noted that they have cordoned off the area ,statements are still being recorded and CCTV footages will be retrieved to aid in the ongoing investigations ,confirming that more details will be availed as soon as they are available .

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He further said that the deceased was conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for postmortem from Makerere hospital where he succumbed to the wound.

Three arrested

Owoyesigyire added that Police has since arrested three who allegedly they believe were part of the chaos.

These are; Hon. Kabuye Frank who is detained at CPS Kampala, Ssekidde Allan currently detained at Wandegeya police station and Kabuurwa Muzafaru who is detained at old Kampala police station.

And that efforts are underway to have other suspects traced. Meanwhile, it is also alleged that the fight was between the NUP and FDC Political factions. The NUP team led by Kabuye Frank turned violent after a disagreement, leading to the stabbing.

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