Speaker Anita Among, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba Condemn Gruesome Murder Of Blogger Isma Olaxess
The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among condemned the manner in which a renowned city blogger Ibrahim Tusubira aka Isma Olaxess was killed and called upon the police to ensure the culprits are brought to book.
“I condemn in the strongest terms the barbaric act of taking human life in cold blood. Such actions have no place in our Nation and must not be tolerated. I call upon the police to ensure the culprits are brought to book,” Ms Among tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Senior Presidential Advisor on Special Operations and First Son Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has also condemned the unfortunate killing of Olaxess and further called upon law enforcement agencies to quickly investigate the shooting and find those behind the grievous murder to be brought to justice.
“I am very saddened to hear about the brutal killing of our compatriot Ibrahim Tusubira, aka Isma Olaxes. He was an outspoken and fearless commentator on national issues. I urge all law enforcement agencies to quickly find those behind his murder and bring them to justice,” Muhoozi said in a Tweet on Sunday morning.
Isma Olaxess was gunned down in an assassination on Saturday evening as he was entering his home with his driver identified as Mathias Waswa who managed to escape the merciless gunman with no injuries.
According to preliminary reports by police, the unidentified gunman armed with an SMG opened fire on the vehicle, resulting in the fatal shooting of Tusubira Ibrahim, who was seated in the passenger seat at the time of the attack.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire Saturday said that detectives and scene of crime officers were already on the ground, working diligently to gather all available evidence and conduct thorough investigations into the shooting.
The body of Olaxess has since been taken to the city mortuary in the wee hours of Sunday morning as investigations continue.
Meanwhile, our reliable sources have confirmed that city tycoon Hamis Kiggundu aka Ham who was a close friend to slain Olaxess has fully paid for all funeral expenses including Imaams, prayers among other services.