Police Arrest Kassanda MP Over Death Of UCU Student In Makerere Campaigns

Police Arrest Kassanda MP Over Death Of UCU Student In Makerere Campaigns

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Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has revealed that the territorial Police at Kampala Metropolitan North are investigating the circumstances under which Batungura Bewotti 27, a student of law at Uganda Christian University Kampala Campus and resident of Kikoni Zone B, Makerere 3 Parish Kawempe Division in Kampala was murdered.

The incident took place yesterday 14th/7/22 at around 1900/c, during the last guild Presidential open campaigns at rugby grounds Makerere University. 

It is alleged that during the campaigns a scuffle ensued between two Political party supporters that resulted in the stabbing of the deceased by students who were allegedly led by Hon. Kabuye Frank among others.

“The Police were informed and upon reaching the scene we found blood stains believed to be for the deceased inside Nsibirwa Hall where he hid there after the scuffle that led to his stabbing,” says Luke.

He adds, “We have arrested three people whom we believe were part of the chaos. These are; Hon. Kabuye Frank who is detained at CPS Kampala, Ssekidde Allan is currently detained at Wandegeya police station and Kabuurwa Muzafaru who is detained at Old Kampala police station.”

Luke says efforts are underway to have other suspects traced. Meanwhile, it is also alleged that the fight was between the NUP and FDC Political factions. The NUP team led by Kabuye Frank turned violent after a disagreement, leading to the stabbing.

“The body of the deceased was conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for Postmortem from Makerere hospital where he succumbed to the wound,” says Luke adding,”

“We have cordoned off the area, statements are still being recorded and CCTV footage will be retrieved to aid in the ongoing investigations. More details will be availed as soon as they are available.”

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