Man Killed With MP Abiriga Identified as His Brother
Said Kong Identified as Abiriga Brother and Follower
Uganda Police has identified a man killed alongside Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga on Friday as his “brother and follower”.
In a statement issued by publicist Emilian Kayima, police confirmed that Abiriga was assassinated at 6:45pm on Friday by “yet-to-be-identified assailants”.
“He was killed a few meters from his residence at Kirinnyabigo, Kawanda in Wakiso district,” said Kayima.
The force has also identified the man killed with Abiriga as Said Kongo, 48.
“The late was shot dead together with another person who has been identified by family members as SAID KONGO, 48 years old who according to the family account is his brother and follower,” the statement further read.
“Both victims of this gruesome murder were in the MP’s known yellow beetle Vintage car registration number UBB 107D.”