Xiping’s death was brought to police’s attention on Friday morning by his colleague, Zhang Chunmu. Zhang in his statement, recorded at Jinja Road Police Station, said Fan was killed by three men and a woman who raided their home in Mbuya II zone at around 2 a.m.
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The Criminal Investigations
Directorate – CID has arrested four people suspected to have orchestrated the
killing of Chinese national, Fan Xiping in Kampala about five days ago.
beaten to death by unidentified people who reportedly included three men and a woman at his
residence in Mbuya II zone, Nakawa Division, in Kampala.
Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, identified three of the arrested
suspects as Joshua Nsereko (22), Emmanuel Adama (25) and Dan Ngobi Dan (21).
said four suspects have been arrested from Jinja where they had gone into
hiding. He added that the suspects have since confessed to killing Xiping.
recovered exhibits like mobile phones of the deceased from them. Efforts are
underway to arrest the remaining suspect one Shamim who is still at large. We
want to commend the task teams who participated in this operation,”
was brought to police’s attention on Friday morning by his colleague, Zhang
Chunmu. Zhang in his statement recorded at Jinja Road Police Station said Fan
was killed by three men and a woman who raided their home in Mbuya II zone at
around 2 a.m.
Police detectives said the thugs allegedly broke into the house, tied Xiping with
ropes, beat him while demanding that he reveals where he had put some items.
Zhang, who in his statement said he had visited Fan and allocated a room where to
sleep was the only witness of the incident.
Owoyesigyire said Zhang explained to police that he was also beaten and locked
in his room by the attackers but he managed to clearly see the faces of some of the
thugs whom he can identify if paraded before him.
Zhang added that he used his teeth to untie the rope to free himself and later rushed to the
police where he opened a case. Owoyesigyire said the state in which the house
was found, it pointed out that the thugs came looking for particular items
which are yet to be established.
The Chinese Embassy in Kampala Police was alerted about Xiping death. A similar
incident happened two years ago, when another Chinese national, Yei Su, 50, was
shot dead in Mukono town.
She was a
cashier in one of the Chinese owned Nile Steel and Plastics Ltd. A joint
security team launched a hunt for the suspects who were been captured on Closed
Circuit Television -CCTV cameras.
Senior Staff Reporter
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.