Police in Kasenyi, Katabi town council in Entebbe is currently investigating circumstances under which a UPDF soldier attached to the Special Forces Command was killed and his body dumbed in near his house in Kasenyi.
Police has thus identified the deceased as Corporal Henry Madri a 36 year old who was last seen on Sunday night at a bar with his friends in Kasenyi before his body found dumped outside the house.
Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the incident saying the body was recovered on Monday morning in an iron sheet structure.
“He was resident of Sera, Kasenyi, SFC training school. We are yet to ascertain the cause of the death since there were no injuries on the body apart from blood which was coming out of the nose. More details will be availed as soon as possible,” Owoyesigyire said.
Meanwhile the area counselor, John Muhiire revealed that the deceased had just returned from Somalia where he served under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia(ATMIS)
“It’s unfortunate that this has happened area our area, this soldier was as very humble person. We don’t know why he was killed like; we appeal to people to always desist from criminal acts like this,” Muhiire said.
Kasenyi Chairperson LC1, Robert Mulondo also revealed that the sad incident happened at a time when cases of insecurity have increased in the areas partly due to clashes between locals and security agencies.
“Last week on Thursday, the land lord whose households are near to the place where the body was found, called for the meeting between residents to speak on the issues regarding the security status in the area. During the meeting, angry residents’ raised complaints against security officers which we suspect it could be a result of revenge which we condemn,”Mulondo said.
The Police and SFC visited the scene documented it where suspected blood stains, a pair of grey desert storm shoes were recovered
The body was taken by Police to Mulago Hospital for postmortem.