Saturday, March 18 2017
Police release composite images of suspects
Two composite images of suspects in the Friday shooting have been released as police steps up the hunt for the gunmen that shot police chief, Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
"The image above is a composite image of a male suspect wanted by police in connection to the case of murder case that happened at Kulambiro in Kisaasi Kampala which occured on 17th March, 2017. The police is appealing to anyone who might have information leading to the arrest of the suspect to contact the police on telephone numbers.."
The images were arrived at after interviewing seven witnesses. Following the murder, President Museveni has ordered for the installation of CCTV cameras within the city and highways among others.
The three bodies of Felix Kaweesi, body guard Erau Kenneth and driver Mambewa Godfrey were taken to Mulago Mortuary for a post-mortem. Kaweesi will be buried on Tuesday in Lwengo.
Kaweesi's official car a Toyota Prado - (UP 4778) was showered with bullets by four gunmen who were riding on 2 black sport bikes, the shooting lasted about three minutes. The assailants opened the vehicle to confirm if their mission had been accomplished, more rounds were fired before fleeing the scene.
According to the Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura, the three are heroes now that they died while in uniform. The body guard tried to shoot back using his pistol but it could not measure up as bullets were flying through the car windshield.
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