Police in Mukono District in central Uganda are investigating a case in which a businessman was last night waylaid and killed by machete-wielding assailants near the gate to his home in Seeta.
Fred Kayiza, a resident of Ntinda Village, Seeta in Mukono Municipality and an entrepreneur who owned hard-warehouses in the area was reportedly killed at around 7pm as he returned home, according to village LC1 chairman, Mr. Hamidu Kissa.
Mr. Kissa said the deceased was grabbed and hacked by the assailants as he tried to open the big gate after driving through the small one. The assailants accosted him from inside where they were waiting for him.
The deceased had before explaining that, a week ago he had sighted some machete-wielding people near his home and felt his life was under threat.
Police however, advised Mr. Kayiza to leave his home for some time since he had a second home somewhere else.
He had just returned when he was killed, according to local leaders. ENDS