Police Statement on Pastor Bugingo’s Attempted Murder

  • In the late hours of the 2nd of January 2024, Pastor Alloysious Bugingo survived an attempted murder in Kampala, Uganda, where unidentified assaiIants attacked his vehicle, resulting in the tragic Killing of his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard. However, the pastor managed to escape with no life threatening harm.
Pastor Bugingo's attacked Car
The car that was attacked by Gunmen in attempt to end Pastor Bugingo’s life

Still on this incident, police are conducting a comprehensive investigation, reviewing CCTV footage for assaiIant identification and here is a detailed statement by Police spokes person Luke Owesigire via their official social media platforms.

Police Statement

The Old Kampala Police are currently conducting a comprehensive investigation into a tragic incident involving the attempted murder of Pastor Alloysious Bugingo from the House of Prayer Ministry and the unfortunate killing of his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard. At approximately 9 PM on January 2nd, 2024, unidentified assailants opened fire on Pastor Bugingo’s vehicle, registered as PRAIZ GOD, along Namungona , Zone 2 , kasubi Rubaga Division Kampala at Bwalakata Junction along National Housing Road , before swiftly escaping the scene on a motorcycle.

Despite sustaining injuries during the attack, Pastor Aloysious Bugingo managed to transport the vehicle to Mulago Hospital. Regrettably, his bodyguard, Muhumuza Richard, succumbed to the assault and was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Pastor Bugingo's body guard killed in gun attack
Richard unfortunately lost his life during the gun attack by unknown assailants at Pastor Bugingo’s car last night

Currently, Pastor Bugingo is undergoing medical treatment and is under close monitoring.

Upon an immediate response to the incident, the police discovered that the scene had been tampered with. Statements from eyewitnesses have been diligently recorded, and the deceased’s body has been conveyed to the City Mortuary at Mulago for a thorough postmortem examination.

In our active pursuit of justice, we are thoroughly reviewing CCTV footage to identify the assailants. Updates will be provided as additional information becomes available.

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