Crime & Investigation

Teenage Gang in the spotlight for Murder over Girl


healing geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 150%;”>Police had earlier arrested three teenagers who are reported to have, dosage connived with Katamba and hit Mayanja a resident of Agip zone-Kibuli with a bottle leading to his eventual death.

The three who were identified as Umar Kiggundu, 17 , Saleh Wabwire, 17, and Wilberforce Omar who are part of the ‘rude boys’ criminal gang were arrested and taken to Kabalagala Police Station for further investigation while Katamba is still on the run.

Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson revealed that the available information shows that the teens got in a fight at 4:00 AM over a girl after illegally attending a traditional wedding party and all of a sudden disagreed and decided to gang up against Mayanja, battering until he was unconscious.

The gang later carried Mayanja and dumped him in the nearby bush where he was later found dead due to blood clot.

Onyango has further appealed to all those who have any information about the whereabouts of Katumba to immediately report to any nearby police post or station.

The three however remain in custody at Kabalagala Police Station as investigations continue.


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