Bailed Kaweesi murder suspect Sheikh Nyanzi re arrested over Gen. katumba shooting

Sheikh Yusuf Nyanzi, one of the suspects in the murder of former Police spokesperson Andrew Felix kaweesi has been re arrested by security operatives over this month’s failed assassination attempt of Minister of Works Gen .Edward katumba Wamala.

Nyanzi’s family members said plain clothed security operatives picked Nyanzi  who has been out on bail following his release on September 11, 2019, by the then International Crimes Division and his  16-year-old son, Abdul Rahim Yusuf Nyanzi from his home in Kyanja Central Zone on Tuesday. His wife, Sumaya Nyanzi, said that the operatives, who were driving in a white Noah vehicle, sped off to an unknown destination with her husband and son.

On Wednesday, Nyanzi was brought back to his home by the operatives who carried out a search on his house for over 3 hours.

According to Nyanzi’s wife, they searched everywhere in the house starting with the bedrooms up to the ceiling. She claims that they left with her agreement for the sale of gold, sim cards, passport and other court documents belonging to Nyanzi.

Recently police claimed that the killers of the two used the same gun used to kill Maj Kiggundu. Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga declined to comment on Nyanzi’s re-arrest.

Nyanzi Nyanzi was first arrested in 2017 for the alleged assassination of Kaweesi, bodyguard Erau and driver Mambewa. Earlier, he was also charged with the similar style murder of Major Muhammad Kiggundu and his bodyguard Sgt. Steven Mukasa on November 26, 2016.

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