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Police issue statement on assassination attempt on Pastor Bugingo


Police issue statement on assassination attempt on Pastor Bugingo

Pastor Bugingo’s car

The Uganda Police Force have released a statement on the assassination attempt on Pastor Aloysius Bugingo.

Below is the statement

The Old Kampala Police are currently conducting a comprehensive investigation into a tragic incident involving the attempted murder of Pastor Alloysious Bugingo from the House of Prayer Ministry and the unfortunate killing of his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard. At approximately 9 PM on January 2nd, 2024, unidentified assailants opened fire on Pastor Bugingo’s vehicle, registered as PRAIZ GOD, along Namungona , Zone 2 , kasubi Rubaga Division Kampala at Bwalakata Junction along National Housing Road , before swiftly escaping the scene on a motorcycle.

Despite sustaining injuries during the attack, Pastor Aloysious Bugingo managed to drive the vehicle to Mulago Hospital. Regrettably, his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard, succumbed to the assault and was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital. Currently, Pastor Bugingo is undergoing medical treatment and is under close monitoring.

Upon an immediate response to the incident, the police discovered that the scene had been tampered with. Statements from eyewitnesses have been diligently recorded, and the deceased’s body has been conveyed to the City Mortuary at Mulago for a thorough postmortem examination.

In our active pursuit of justice, we are thoroughly reviewing CCTV footage to identify the assailants. Updates will be provided as additional information becomes available.

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire Deputy Public Relations Officer for Kampala Metropolitan Police



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