Crime

SLAIN MASINDI JOURNALIST: FATHER REJECTS POLICE STATEMENT

By Our Reporter

MASINDI: Mr. Isingoma Peter the father of the slain Aseera Gerald, the former news anchor at Kings FM 93.6 Masindi has rejected the reports that he son was shot dead by a private security guard over theft.

Mr. Isingoma who was addressing journalists last night {Thursday} at the vigil of his son explained that Aseera was not a thief, and he therefore rejects the police statement that his son was gunned down stealing four cartons of soda at Coca-Cola depot Masindi branch.

According to ASP Julius Allan Hakiza the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, the suspect identified as Ekou Simon 38, security guard working with Blue Whale Security Company Ltd and attached to Coca Cola depot Masindi branch shot Aseera dead on 1st June 2022 at the soda depot.

The incident happened at around 00:30hrs when the deceased accessed the depot.

The 67 year old father aggrievedly told the media that his son has never stolen anything, he therefore disagrees with the police statement.

‘’For the 35 years I have been with my son, I have never seen or heard of him stealing, therefore I can’t agree with the police statement, police should investigate into the murder of my son,’’ he bitterly said.

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According to the father of 11 children, Aseera was a hardworking man who sweated to bring food on the table for his four children.

‘’I was shocked to hear police saying that my son was gunned down because of theft, my first born was a hardworking man who sweated to bring food on the table for his four children,’’ he disclosed.

According to ASP Julius Allan Hakiza the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson Ekou Simon is in their custody at Masindi Central Police Station to aid in investigations.

Gerald Aseera will be laid to rest today {Friday} at his ancestral home in Pakanyi Village Pakanyi Sub County Buruli County in Masindi district.

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