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SFC Takes Over Arua As Chaos Mars Abiriga Body Home-coming

Special Forces Command (SFC) soldiers have reportedly taken over security of Arua district following chaotic scenes on Sunday evening as residents received the body of assassinated MP Ibrahim Abiriga.

SFC is an elite unit of the army charged with protecting the president, his family and key military installations.

There were reports that the president is expected to attend the burial of Abiriga today. Abiriga, the former Arua Municipality MP was assassinated on Friday evening on his way back home. He was killed together with his bodyguard who has since been identified as his brother.

¬†Residents destroyed chairs and tents at late Abiriga’a home on Sunday

On Sunday, angry Arua residents forcefully removed the casket containing the remains of Abiriga from an ambulance before marching with it throughout the town prompting police to fire teargas and live ammunition in the air to disperse the crowd.

Later, the crowd descended on the late MP’s home and vandalised all chairs and tents that had been put in place for mourners.

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One thought on “SFC Takes Over Arua As Chaos Mars Abiriga Body Home-coming

  1. Abiriga was a harmless person who only liked his political party. Killing him in that manner is a sign that we have people who are just heartless that they think they can only make through shading blood. God help us

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