Former Kiira Mayor Mamerito Shot At – ChimpReports

Former Kiira Mayor Mamerito Shot At

Former Mayor Mamerito has reportedly been shot at his home in Kiira

Police have commenced investigations into circumstances under which former Kiira Mayor Mamerito Mugerwa, medications was shot at outside his residence in Kiira, Wakiso district on Wednesday night.

ChimpReports understands Mamerito, a strong NRM ally and wealthy businessman, was attacked by unknown assailants who during the scuffle shot at him at around 10:00pm as he returned home.

“Luckily, it was not bad; so we rushed his to Nakasero Hospital,” said a neighbor who preferred anonymity so as to speak freely.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima confirmed that Mamerito was attacked.

“Yes, it is true Mamerito was attacked at his home. That’s all I can tell you at this moment,” said Kayima in a telephone interview with this website.

He promised to provide more details upon receiving a full brief on the incident.

Neighbours recounted hearing gunshots near Mamerito’s home.

“In less than 20 minutes, police were all over the place.”

Cases of shootings were rampant in Kampala and Wakiso last year with Muslim Clerics being gunned down in cold blood.

The Mayor’s attack at his residence signals the return to insecurity in the central region.


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