PHOTOS: Top UPDF Officer Gunned Down

By Serestino Tusingwire

Unknown assailants have this morning shot dead a UPDF top soldier, Maj. Suleiman Kiggundu at Masanafu in Wakiso District.


Maj. Kiggundu also a husband to renowned traditional healer, Mama Fiina, died on spot with his body guard who is yet to be identified.

Maj. Kiggundu has been known not only as a soldier, but also a top Muslim cleric.

Maj. Kiggundu and Mama Fiina
Maj. Kiggundu and Mama Fiina


Maj. Kiggundu has been a witness in a murder case of Muslim clerics against Tabliq leader Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga.

It should be remembered that there has been a civil war between two Muslim groups, that is, the Tabliqs and the Shia group, resulting to the murder of top Muslim clerics in Uganda.

Mama Fiina mourning her husband
Mama Fiina mourning her husband


Maj. Kiggundu is added to a list of other victims of the killings who include among others; Sheikh Mustafa, who was killed at Bwebajja, on Entebbe Road, Sheikh Abdulkadir Muwaya killed in Mayuge District and Sheikh Hassan Kirya who was killed at Bweyogerere in Wakiso District.


Meanwhile, the suspected killers are still battling murder charges in the high court.


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