Former MP Munyagwa Survives Attack by Panga-Welding Assailants

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Police have arrested one suspect in regards to the panga-welding assailants who allegedly attacked the home of former Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa.

According to the deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the suspected robbery happened on January 3, 2024 at 3:00am at Kimbejja Cell in Buddo ward, Kyengera Town Council.

Owoyesigyire however said that the swift response led by the Nsangi Division Police Commander prevented the assailants from gaining access to Munyagwa’s home.

He added that the timely reporting by Munyagwa and the rapid response of the police team on patrol played a crucial role in ensuring the safety of life and property.

“During the incident, the security guard, Benjamin Mpaka, sustained a head injury from a sharp object. Mpaka was promptly transported to Mulago Hospital for medical treatment. Fortunately, no one inside the residence was harmed,” he revealed.

Owoyesigyire added that when police brought the sniffer dogs to help in the tracing of the suspects, their efforts were hindered by heavy downpour.

“Despite the challenging weather conditions, one suspect attempting to flee the scene in a Datsun pick-up with registration number UAK 182A was apprehended. The suspect is currently in custody, aiding ongoing police investigations,” he said, adding;

“Contrary to misleading social media posts, no shooting occurred at Munyagwa’s residence. The assailants were armed only with sharp objects. We commend Mubarak Munyagwa for promptly reporting the incident, enabling the police to respond effectively and prevent further harm.”

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