By Our Reporter
Commander in Chief of the Uganda armed forces Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said
security has a clue about Katumba Wamala’s shooters.
He also said the body who shot in the air to disperse the assailants should have shot to kill.
“We shall defeat the criminals as we did in the past. We already have clues to those killers. Besides, the new system of digital beacons on all vehicles and Boda Bodas will eliminate the misuse of vehicles and Boda Bodas to commit crimes,” Museveni said.
He added: “The pigs who do not value life shot at Gen. Katumba killed his daughter and driver and injured him.
Condolences on the loss of the two Ugandans. I talked to Gen. Katumba twice on the phone. He is being well-managed.
I wish Gen. Katumba a quick recovery. The bodyguard should not have shot in the air. He should have shot to kill. We could be having a dead terrorist instead of scaring away the terrorists. His shooting saved Gen. Katumba by scaring the criminals away.”
General Edward Katumba Wamala survived death by a whisker after his car was shot at in Kisaasi today (Tuesday) morning.
The incident happened on Tuesday morning at around 9am. According to the video footage that has been circulating on social media, Gen Katumba is seen walking but his clothes are stained in blood. He wails and asks to be taken to hospital.
He was rushed to Malcom Clinic from where he was taken to Medipal Hospital in Kampala for further medical attention.
Gen Katumba’s daughter, Brenda Wamala Nantongo and his driver, Haruna Kayondo, have since passed on.
Brenda had returned from the United States where she graduated from school.
Gen Katumba and his daughter were reportedly heading for the burial of their close relative in Najjanankumbi along Entebbe road.
Moments before the incident happened, Gen Katumba tweeted:
I wish you a month of Happiness, Success, Peace, Prosperity, Good Health, and Wealth.
Remember to social distance, sanitize, and wash your hands regularly.#STAYSAFEUG #COVID19UG.