Kampala – The Old Kampala Police are investigating a tragic incident involving the attempted murder of Pastor Aloysious Bugingo from the House of Prayer Ministry and the killing of his bodyguard, Richard Muhumuza.
It is alleged that at approximately 9pm on Tuesday, unidentified assailants opened fire on Pastor Bugingo’s vehicle, registered as PRAIZ GOD, along Namungona, zone 2, Kasubi, Rubaga Division Kampala at Bwalakata Junction along National Housing Road, before swiftly escaping the scene on a motorcycle.
“Despite sustaining injuries during the attack, Pastor Aloysius Bugingo managed to transport the vehicle to Mulago Hospital. Regrettably, his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard, succumbed to the assault and was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital,” said Luke Owoyesigyire the Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson in a statement on Wednesday morning.
According to Owoyesigyire, Pastor Bugingo is currently undergoing medical treatment and is under close monitoring.
He said upon an immediate response to the incident, the police discovered that the scene had been tampered with. “Statements from eyewitnesses have been diligently recorded, and the deceased’s body has been conveyed to the City Mortuary at Mulago for a thorough postmortem examination,” said Owoyesigyire
“In our active pursuit of justice, we are thoroughly reviewing CCTV footage to identify the assailants. Updates will be provided as additional information becomes available,” he added