The suspects are Aloysius Tamale alias Patrick Sekyewa alias Young Mulo (not the musician), John Bosco Mugisha aka Mukiga, Umar Ssenyonga, Bob Mubale aka Musoga Ben and Majidu Bandiho alias John Bosco Kagame.
have linked the five suspects picked up by the Flying Squad Unit (FSU) in connection
to the murder of a boda boda rider in Rubaga to eleven other murders in
Makindye and Old Kampala.
The suspects are Aloysius
Tamale alias Patrick Sekyewa alias Young Mulo (not the musician), John Bosco
Mugisha aka Mukiga, Umar Ssenyonga, Bob Mubale aka Musoga Ben and Majidu
Bandiho alias John Bosco Kagame.
Tamale and Mugisha were
picked up after they appeared in a video captured by a Closed Circuit
Television (CCTV) strangling Derrick Mulindwa, a Boda boda rider on June 30 at
Kakeeka in Mengo in Rubaga Division in Kampala.
The Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the duo led the
officers to their accomplices.
//Cue in “Tuyina abasibe…
Cue out…abavuzi ba Bodaboda”//
Young Mulo had initially been pronounced dead basing on
Mugisha’s confession indicating that he had been lynched in Makindye on July 7th
for stealing a motorcycle from Mityana District.
Enanga says their investigations show that Young Mulo fled to
Kayabwe in Mpigi District and was picked up from a shrine in Bukalongo in
Wakiso District on Friday. He had reportedly taken the deceased’s motorcyclists’’
clothes to ‘silence’ his ghost.
After killing Mulindwa and making off with his motorcycle,
Young Mulo stole reportedly stole another motorcycle and was apprehend and
roughed up by an angry mob at Kibuye along Entebbe Road.
Police intervened and rescue him from charged crowd and
rushed him to Mulago National Referral Hospital for treatment, but escaped with
the help of his brother. He went to Kayabwe where he was transported by Robert
Kawooya, on a motorcycle to a witchdoctor, Dan Yiga in Bukalongo.
Enanga says they have since arrested his helper, Yiga Ali
Wetute, Kawooya and Viola Nakanjako, a sister to Young Mulo, who was found
nursing him at her home in Nabusanke in Wakiso District. Young Mulo has
reportedly confessed being the commander of the gang that has been targeting Boda
boda riders in Makindye, Old Kampala, Kawempe and Mukono district.
“He has told us he was the key person in hiring Boda boda
riders. He could position himself well as a passenger, lead the rider a place
where his colleagues are and they would strangle them. We have learnt they
would first survey the areas and choose spots where there are no nearby
police,” Enanga said.
The five suspects have since confessed to have
killed six people in Makindye. They include among others Damyano Sekalala, who was strangled
in Kanisa zone on May 29, Godfrey Nkata who was killed on June 3 at Wasswa
zone, Emmanuel Gatete who was killed in March near St Agnes at Salama Road,
Abdallah Nsubuga, who was strangled at Kizungu zone and Tom Wamala, who was
killed in Makindye zone.
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to Enanga, the suspects have also disclosed that they have people who have been
buying the stolen motorcycles at Muganzirwazza
near Katwe roundabout, Nyanama-Kabowa and Mutundwe, all in Rubaga Division, in
According to Enanga, they have substantive evidence
implicating the suspects on the crimes.
//Cue in “Obujulizi…
Cue out…engoye ze”//
Enanga says they have widened their investigations since the
suspects have indicated that their accomplices are still at large. Police say
they also want to establish the identity of the people who were killed in Old Kampala, Kawempe and