Give us time to avail report on slain Kirumira – Internal Affairs Minister


State Minister for Internal Affairs - Obia Kania addresses Parliament recently.

Mario Obiga Kania – State Minister for Internal Affairs has asked for patience and more time from public and MPs as government continue to investigate the murder of former Buyende District Police Commander, Mohammad Kirumira.

Mr Obiga made the appeal after Members of Parliament had tasked him to give a broad account of the mysterious murder of the Police officer.

Kirumira was gunned down near his home in Bulenga, Wakiso district on Saturday night.

The former DPC who spoke confidently about the rots in Uganda Police Force was killed alongside a woman identified as Resty Nalinya Mbabazi.

Obiga Kania said he was unable to brief Parliament with unverified information but added that security teams were still in the field investing his death.

“Give us more time. Comprehensive report on his murder will be ready within a day or two,” Obiag told demanding MPs.

Fort Portal Municipality MP Alex Ruhunda asked government to come up with a comprehensive statement on the sequential murders that have engulfed the country for more than two years.

This year alone, prominent Ugandan leaders among them former Arua Municipality MP, Ibrahim Abiriga and now Muhammad Kirumira have been gunned down by armed men travelling on motorcycles. Their assassins are still at large.

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Those murdered by gun under include former Police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Prosecutor Joan Kagezi, Former Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga and Muslim Clerics; Sheikh Abdul Karim Sentamu, Yunus Mudungu, Abubaker Kiweewa, Mohammed Maganda, Abdul Kadir Muwaya, Mustafa Bahiga, Abdul Rashid Wafula, Ibrahim  Kirya and Maj. Mohammed Kiggundu.

Meanwhile, the Kilak County MP Gilbert Olanya said it is depressing that government is not providing concrete answers to all the questions about the assassinations in Uganda.

However Speaker Kadaga asked the MPs to allow government first present on the current murder and later give a detailed report.


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