A retired lecturer at the Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and senior accountant was yesterday(19th.Nov.2020) shot dead while walking from Mabirizi city complex during the riots in the city Centre.
John Kitobe, 72, a resident of Naalya Housing Estate was one of the many yet unidentified victims of the yesterday’s riots following the arrest of NUP Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi while addressing a rally at Luuka district headquarters.
Kyagulanyi is still being held at Nalufenya police station in Jinja.
Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesman, Luke Owoyesigyire said the police were still verifying information regarding people killed and injured and promised to avail details this evening.
But a family member, Jonas Nuwagaba confirmed that Kitobe was shot at Mabirizi complex.
He said the police picked his body and took it to the city mortuary and a police officer picked his phone from his pocket and dialed several numbers.
He said he informed relatives who rushed to the mortuary and confirmed his identity. Ends.