Minister Katumba Shot at, Loses Daughter and Driver

Minister Katumba Shot at, Loses Daughter and Driver

Works and Transport Minister Gen Katumba Wamala has been shot at on Kisota road, Kisaasi, and in the process the driver and his daughter Natongo brendah died.

According to eye witnesses, two assailants came trailing Gen Katumba’s vehicle reg number H4DF 2138 before opening fire.

The assailants proceeded through Kisaasi roundabout after their mission. Police is expected to address a presser shortly.

General Wamala was reportedly on his way to attend a vigil for his mother-in-law at the time of the shooting.

Family sources have revealed that Brenda Nantongo Wamala, the slain daughter of General Katumba Wamala, had just started working in Uganda, having returned from the United States.

Speaking to the press, Joyce Ssentongo, an in-law to Gen. Wamala said that the slain Nantongo had just returned from the United States.

“Brenda had just returned from the US. She only started working recently,” Ssentongo said.

Ssentongo described the slain daughter as a humble girl who had a whole bright future ahead of her.