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Mbale Businessman, Three Others Shot Dead

The car in which the four were shot dead

The Territorial police in Mt. Moroto region and Amudat CPS, are investigating a tragic incident where four occupants in Motor vehicle Toyota Harrier, grey in colour, registration number UBP 601Q, were shot dead, by unknown person, along Amudat – Katabok road, Ankukunyo village, Amudat parish, on the 4.02.2024 at around 3:30pm.

According to Police, the victims, all residents of Mbale City, were identified as Umaru Binyota, a 34 year old, businessman, of Namusi- Mbale, Umaru Watime a 40 year old, resident of Nakaloke zone 3, Aramathan Boy, a 25 year old, resident of Namusi – Mbale and Abasi Mubajje, a 23 year old, resident of Namusi.

“At the scene, 3 bodies of Binyota, Aramanthan and Abasi were found outside the car. All bodies had multiple bullet wounds on the head, faces, legs, hands, back and chest respectively,” says Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson.

He adds that one projectile was recovered from the car, 6 cartridges recovered from inside the car and 7 cartridges from outside, all totaling 13.

“The K9 was deployed, but it lost track after a distance of 1km. Five mobile phones (2 smart phones, 3 Itel small phones) recovered from the scene, as well as documents showing cash calculations recovered from the scene,” he says.

He adds that the Joint Security Task Team has been tasked to ensure the perpetrators of the violent murder are swiftly identified, arrested and brought to book.


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