Police in Kampala Metropolitan South (KMP South) and Kajjansi Police Division are actively investigating the circumstances under which a city lawyer was shot dead by unknown assailants.
The victim has been identified as Mukisa Ronnie, a 45-year-old lawyer working at IBC Advocates located in Namanda Plaza, Kampala.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the KMP deputy police spokesperson said that this tragic incident took place on May 30, at Kitiko Birongo, Ndejje Division, Makindye Sebagabo in Wakiso District.
Mr. Mukisa, was a resident of Kitiko Birongo in Ndejje Division, Makindye Sebagabo, Wakiso District .
“According to the preliminary information received, Mr. Mukisa would often return home late. However, on the night of the incident, he arrived at the apartment parking lot at approximately 2300hrs. After parking his dark blue Subaru Legacy with registration number UBJ 006K, Mr. Mukisa proceeded to close the gate. It was during his return to the apartment that neighbors heard gunshots, prompting them to investigate the commotion,” Owoyesigyire said in a statement.
He noted that statements from eyewitnesses indicated that, an unidentified individual was seen shooting at Mr. Mukisa before briefly withdrawing, only to return and shoot him at close range multiple times in the head.
“The assailant quickly fled the scene and escaped on a waiting motorcycle, the direction of which remains unknown,” he said
“Kajansi Police Station took immediate action upon receiving the report of the incident. A team was dispatched to the scene, followed by the introduction of canines to aid in the investigation. Despite their efforts, the scent was lost along the way. A thorough search of the area led to the recovery of four projectiles and cartridges. The body of Mr. Mukisa was subsequently retrieved and transported to the City Mortuary for postmortem examination,” he added.
Owoyesigyire said that Kajansi Police Station is currently conducting inquiries to gather further information and establish the motive behind this heinous crime. We assure the public that every effort is being made to apprehend the perpetrator(s) and bring them to justice.
“We urge anyone with relevant information regarding this incident to come forward and assist the police in their investigation,”