President Museveni

President Museveni has said they already have clues to the killers who shot at Works and Transport Minister Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala this morning.

Gen. Katumba was shot at in Kisota-Kisaasi on the way from his Najjera home. His daughter known as Brenda Wamala and driver Haruna Kayondo were shot dead.

In a statement on his twitter, the president also described the gunmen as pigs whom he said will be tracked down.

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“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,” Museveni said.

“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 it is unfortunate that the bodyguard didn’t shoot dead the gunmen who attempted to kill Katumba Wamala.

“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. However, killing one or more of the terrorists would have done the same and more.”

The General is currently admitted to Medipal International Hospital where he has assured the public that he is in a stable condition and will be fine.