The teenager is said to have been in a relationship with the 25-year-old Boda boda cyclist, whose name has been withheld by police, for more than four months. Her parents got concerned and ordered her to cancel the relationship since she was still young to be dating.
Eyewitnesses say Lwanga climbed a jack-fruit tree to access the power-line as usual but he accidentally tapped the wire where hang clothes. No sooner had Lwanga reached the ground than their fate unfolded. First, his young brother touched the bare wire and got electrocuted.
Aidah Nabwami was shot in the chest and she died shortly after reaching hospital while Asadi Jjemba, a mobile money operator nearby, was admitted at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition.