Police are investigating a suspected suicide vide CRB 725/2022. Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson, says Kawu's "colleague alleges he heard gunshots about 2 am on the lakeside. He never minded and thought their marine colleagues had shot someone."
Brig David Mugisa, the UPDF 3rd Division Deputy commander, calls upon the elders and peace-loving people of Karamoja to stand up and fight against gun violence in the region. He said the presence of guns in Karamoja has slowed down development in the region.
Preliminary information showed that the assailants intercepted Lukambwe while crossing through the Kanyogoga eucalyptus forest near his home in Misombwa village in Ddundu parish on his way from a drinking joint in Kabembe around 11 pm.
Joseph Lokiru, a resident of Napumpum told URN that the deceased was drinking together with his friends on Sunday when he was shot dead. "No one could tell the side where the bullet came from. We only saw the chairman crying for help and people scattering for their dear lives," he said.