Main suspect

Police has arrested the main suspect implicated in the murder of  Imam Masoud Mutumba Masudi, the Imam of Lwemba Twale Mosque, Lwemba Sub county Bugiri District.

The arrest of suspect was confirmed by police spokesperson Fed Enanga however, didn’t delve into details. “The main suspect in the murder of Sheikh Mutumba Masudi of Bugiri has been arrested by our flying squad teams.” He said.

The Imam was shot dead at his home in Lwemba, Bugiri district. According to eye witnesses, the assailant came walking behind the deceased at around 9:00 pm and shot him dead.

Accordingly to Busoga region police Spokesperson ASP James Mubi said , territorial police in Busoga East Region is actively investigating a case of murder by shooting vide CRB 112/2020.

“He was shot by a single bullet targeted to his head and he died instantly. Upon receiving information, our technical team headed by the Regional CID, Scene of Crime officers and commanders visited the scene and cordoned it off to start investigations.” Mubi said

He said an AK 47 riffle was recovered and has been submitted to our forensic experts to establish which gun was used in committing the crime. Police had earlier on arrested eight people in connection to the murder.