Natete shooting; CMI Soldier implicated in the case
A UPDF soldier attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI has been implicated in the Natete Bar brawl in which one person was shot dead. The soldier is pinned with two other people.
The deceased is Magidu Mugwanya a 43-year-old resident of Kibumbiro B zone in Busega Parish in Rubaga Division who was gunned down by an unidentified reveler following a disagreement. The incident happened on 14th July 2020.
Two bullets cartridges from a pistol and unspecified items from the deceased's vehicle as part of the exhibits were recovered from the scene of crime.
According to Brig. Flavia Byekwaso the UPDF spokesperson, a UPDF officer at the rank of Major attached to CMI has been interrogated over the incident, but denied the allegations and accused two other people who are still on the run.
She added that they are looking for two other people on the run, but the investigations are still ongoing in this matter, and the suspect who pulled the trigger shall be arrested anytime.
The two suspects who are on the run include a renowned court bailiff and a yet to be identified security personnel who were also armed at the time of the shooting.
Mugwanya’s family members held prayers for the deceased on Entebbe Road on Monday.