Kaweesi Assassination: CMI Investigators Join Police Probe

CMI has joined the investigation team.

By: Kenneth Kazibwe & Giles Muhame

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has joined police to investigate the assassination of police spokesperson and Assistant Inspector General of Police, viagra 100mg Andrew Kaweesi, view 41.

The high ranking police officer was gunned down Friday morning by unknown assailants as he left his residence in Kulambiro, pills a Kampala suburb.

CMI boss Col Abel Kandiho today arrived at the scene at around 9:00.

After holding a brief meeting with IGP Gen Kale Kayihura, a stern-faced Kandiho instructed his aide to bring him a notebook.

This Corp, who was at the scene, reports that Kandiho’s military aide said he had not come with one.

“Get a pen and paper,” Kandiho directed his assistant.

In the process, Kandiho instructed two senior military investigators from CMI to put their names on a list to be handed over to Gen Kayihura.

“I want you to join Gen Kale’s investigation team,” added Kandiho.

ChimpReports has identified one of two operatives as Asiimwe, a top investigator at CMI.

CMI boss Lt Col Abel Kandiho on the cellphone at the crime scene on Friday morning

CMI boss Lt Col Abel Kandiho on the cellphone at the crime scene on Friday morning

Asiimwe played a key role in busting the terrorists that masterminded the 2010 Kampala twin bombings using the suspects’ simcards.

He would later head to Central African Republic to facilitate military investigations into LRA’s operations.

Chimp Corp Kenneth Kazibwe reports that Kaweesi was shot alongside his bodyguard Kenneth Elau and his driver Godfrey Wambewo.

Lt Gen Tumukunde, counter terrorism officers and police commanders are holding a crisis meeting over the shooting.

There are unconfirmed reports that President Museveni will visit the crime scene.

In the meantime, police have secured the crime scene to allow forensic investigators comb for clues into the murder that has gripped the nation.

The bodies of the three police victims have been taken to a mortuary for post-mortem.

Area residents were seen struggling to contain the shock and terror in the wake of the shooting.

As of now, police are yet to confirm any arrests in the shooting but it’s understood police flying squad units are hunting down the assassins.

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima described the incident as an “unfortunate situation, adding, “Our experts are here to investigate this matter. We will give you more details later.”


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