UPDF soldier killed by unknown assailants, gun stolen
Police and sister security agencies are hunting for unknown assailants who killed a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier and took off with his firearm in Mubende district.
Corporal Godfrey Turyaheebwa who was attached to the Mubende Military Rehabilitation Center breathed his last at Mubende Regional Referral hospital on Wednesday night where he was rushed after being attacked on Tuesday.
According to Mary Nyakwera Baguma the Mubende Resident District Commissioner-RDC, who doubles as the District Security Committee Chairperson, the deceased was attacked by unknown assailants inside the barracks.
The Mubende District LC V Chairperson Kibuuka Amooti says the deceased was hit with a blunt object before his gun was stolen.