A private body guard to a UPDF Major Juma Seiko has been charged and remanded to Luzira prison on charges of murder of Lameck Ogwang, a security personnel attached to SGA, a private security firm and Fred Ssembatya, a boda boda rider along Balintuma Road in Mengo and attempted murder.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Mr Emilian Kayima, the shooting which happened at around 3 am on Sunday December 4 2016 left one of the guards at Maj Seiko’s home located at Plot 1A Nakasero Road and a bodaboda man dead.
28 year old Alex Cherotich appeared before Buganda Road court chief magistrate Jamson Karemani who read to him 2 counts of murder and other 2 of attempted murder.
Prosecution added that the trigger -happy Cherotich also injured David Ssenkubuge and Solomon Mugabi.
Cherotich was not allowed to enter plea on all the 4 counts as murder is capital in nature and only triable and bailable by the Highcourt.
He has been sent on remand at Luzira prison where he will spend his Christmas until the 30th/December 2016 when he will re-appear in court for mention .