KAMPALA — Aspiring Kampala Woman MP Dr. Stella Nyanzi and local NGO, Heartsounds Uganda focused on mental health advocacy awareness raising have expressed shock over the brutal murder of a Makerere University student, Mr. Emmanuel Tegu.
The third year student of Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University was brutally murdered last week in a situation the Uganda Police Force has since failed explain.
Tegu was allegedly beaten by people inside the University at night on June 28. He died last Saturday at Mulago Hospital where he had been admitted— with his death raising several contradictions and putting the security forces in spotlight.
His relatives said he told them in hospital that he was beaten by security personnel while police say he was a victim of mob action inside the camp...
Kampala- The latest police account on how Makerere University student was killed at the campus has contradicted their initial narrative and raised more queries that point to security culpability.
According to the latest account, the deceased, Emmanuel Tegu, a third-year veterinary student, had contact with police officers before he was fatally beaten 200 metres away from the scene. Tegu died a few days later at Mulago hospital on Saturday.
In the initial statement, police said Tegu was beaten by a mob near Lumumba Hall inside the university campus on June 27.
Police said they received a message from an unknown caller that a person had been beaten by a mob at the campus and officers rushed to the scene where they picked him unconscious and took him to Mulago.Police denied allegati...
Investigations into the death of Emmanuel Tegu, a third year veterinary student of Makerere University in Kampala City have intensified. Today, police carried out an intelligence led operation and arrested 10 suspects in connection to the death of Tegu. All the suspects are residents of Makerere University in Kampala.They are detained at Wandegeya Police Station pending interrogation.The suspects, whose identities will be disclosed after interrogation, are said to have participated in the mob action that led to the death of the student. There are other suspects who took off after receiving information of the death of the student, but our teams are pursuing them. SP Patrick Onyango