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Nalufeenya Shooting: Victim’s Family Dissatisfied with Police Report

Father Ssengendo leading the mass at the funeral

The family of Simon Niwamanya, tadalafil http://conforms.com/wp-includes/class-wp-error.php one of the police officers who were killed at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District says that they are not satisfied with police report about his death, order Chimp corps report.

“As the family we are not satisfied with police report about the death of Niwamanya and police needs to explain more on how the shooting happened,” said Godfrey Twesiime, a brother to the deceased.

This, he said during the burial ceremony of Nuwamanya at his ancestral home in Nyakambu cell, Rwenyangi Parish, Kamwezi Sub County in Kabale District.

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The Inspector General of Police, General Edward Kale Kayihura in his condolence message read by Patrick Owachgiu, an official from Uganda Police Force Counter Terrorism Directorate, described the deceased as hard working police officer who was committed to his job.

General Kayihura said that according to the postmortem report, the deceased died of excessive bleeding due to gun shots saying that investigations into the matter are ongoing adding that those behind the act must face the law.

The IGP also contributed one million shillings to help in the burial of the deceased.

Rev.Fr. Conrad Sengendo, a teacher at Apostles of Seminary Bukinda who was officiating the burial service equated the killer to a beast. He however preached forgiveness among the Christians urging them against taking revenge.

On 22nd November 2016 at around 1am Simon Niwamanya, 24, and Godfrey Wafula from Busia District, both police constables under Counter Terrorism Response and Neutralization Department were gunned down at Nalufeenya Police station.

The victims, according to reports, were shot by their colleague after trying to use unauthorized entry into the barracks.

When they got to the gate, they were reportedly denied entry and tried to force their way in through another point.  A bitter verbal exchange is said to have ensued, which spiraled into a physical exchange.

Amid the commotion, one of the returning officers opened live fire and shot Niwagaba and Wafula.

Niwamanya died on spot while Wafula died on the way to Jinja regional referral hospital.

Niwamanya joined Uganda Police Force on 22nd April 2014.

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