The final, his 26-year-old daughter Brenda Nantogo, her bodyguard and driver Haruna Kayondo have been touring in a registered navy automotive when the assault passed off, police stated.
Her daughter and driver have been killed within the assault, whereas Katumba Wamala was hospitalized after struggling gunshot wounds. The bodyguard was not injured, police stated.
Police described the assault as a “focused taking pictures”, saying gunmen adopted the car because it left Katumba Wamala’s house.
“The attackers, 4 in quantity, have been aboard two bikes with hidden license plates, aspect by aspect [General] Katumba Wamala and fired a number of bullets that immediately killed Nantogo Brenda and Haruna Kayondo, “the police assertion learn.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni stated in a tweet that he spoke twice on the cellphone with Katumba Wamala and was effectively taken care of.
He stated authorities “have already got clues to the killers within the taking pictures of Basic Katumba.”
Movies posted on social media confirmed Katumba Wamala in a bloody shirt along with her bodyguard in navy uniform being helped on a motorbike that rushed him to the hospital.
Katumba Wamala served as Inspector Basic of the Uganda Police Power from 2001 to 2005, being the primary lively soldier of the Uganda Folks’s Protection Power to function chief of the drive.
His navy profession dates again to 1984 when he was a second lieutenant within the Nationwide Liberation Military of Uganda, which was in the end defeated by the Nationwide Resistance Military led by Museveni.