Muslim deaths have become the general song of the day, on thursday an important Sheikh at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) escaped death .
Unknown armed gunmen stormed his home but burnt his vehicle after failing to get him.
Sheikh Muhammed Kyazze, a member of the committee on Sharia and Zakat, also stays at Nansana, Wakiso District, reportedly got warnings that he would be “killed anytime” from unknown callers.
UMSC spokesperson Hajji Nsereko Mutumba confirmed the attack adding that the thugs targeted his life.
Today two people were shot in the wee hours of the morning. According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Mr Emilian Kayima, the shooting happened at around 3 am at Maj Seiko’s home located at Plot 1A Nakasero Road.
The duo were identified as as Lameck Ogwang, a security personnel attached to SGA, a private security firm and Fred Ssembatya, a boda boda rider along Balintuma Road in Mengo.
One person only identified as Ssenkubuge was injured in the thigh and rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital for surgery.
Police arrested the suspect, a one Alex Cherotik who is a veteran and a guard at the home in question and a gun was recovered.
Recently a Major in the Uganda Peoples Defence Force and also a prominent Muslim Hajj Kiggundu was murdered With his bodyguard by unknown personnel.
Police is investigating all these cases.