Two people have been arrested for killing Sergeant
Samson Emoding, a soldier of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF who was attached to the Engineering Brigade in Magamaga. Emoding was killed over the weekend and his
body dumped on railway slippers in Magamaga trading centre, Mayuge district.
was found with wounds on the neck, hands and legs. Preliminary police findings indicate that the deceased
could have been battered before he was strangled and his body dumped along the
The Busoga Region UPDF Spokesperson, George Musinguzi, says that the joint security team comprising the
army and police officers have so far arrested two suspects.
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James Mubi, the Busoga East Region police
spokesperson, says detectives have mounted a search for other suspects who still
at large. Mubi says police have also deployed officers to intensify
patrols to stem the increasing crime rates during the curfew.