In a dramatic flip of occasions, police say a put up mortem report has confirmed that the person who died in a foiled unlawful eviction in Makindye Division, Kampala, was because of accidents he sustained from blunt objects, and never a bullet as police had earlier claimed.
Farouk Mutakaya, a resident of Bwaise II in Kawempe Division died on Thursday night time as police dispersed a gaggle of individuals allegedly discovered effecting an unlawful eviction on the house of 1 Abdu Mbeera.
“The postmortem report reveals that he died of accidents inflicted on him by blunt objects which means the neighborhood had descended on him beating him to dying. We had earlier indicated that one individual was put out of motion by safety personnel however now we have since established that the deceased was killed by the mob,” Mr Luke Owoyesigyire the deputy Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson mentioned on Friday.
Armed with hammers and machetes, the group was reportedly discovered demolishing homes habiting 9 households on the orders of considered one of Mbeera’s sons who claimed to have bought the land to a metropolis businessman.
“Katwe police managed to impound the automobile that was allegedly used to move the thugs and parked at Busabala street police sales space,” he added.