Prominent Ugandan Blogger Shot Dead

Current affairs and entertainment blogger and president of the Uganda Bloggers’ Association Ibrahim Tusuubilwa alias Isma Olaxes Jajja Ichuli has been shot dead.

Olaxes is said to have been attacked by unknown gunmen in Kyanja as he entered his home who shot and killed him on spot

A video circulating on social media also show Isma Olaxes lying on the co- driver’s seat in a pool of blood. The people who captured the video are also heard pleading with a one Waswa who was driving Isma not to tamper with the vehicle well known as drone which they were in.

The motive for his killing is not yet known.
Most recently, Isma Olaxes produced a video where he was celebrating the death of Minister Charles Okello Engola, accusing him of failure to look after his workers including his shooter and bodyguard, Private Wilson Sabiiti.

Iculi castigate Engola for causing the arrest of Ugandan Citizens and claiming the UPDF personnel captured battering Ugandans on video were from West Africa.

police full statement

“The Territorial Police at Kira Road is actively investigating a tragic shooting incident that occurred today at approximately 9:20 PM in Kyanja Central Zone. It is with deep regret that we report the unfortunate demise of Tusubilwa Ibrahim, also known as Isma Olaxes, popularly known as Jaja Ichili. The incident took place while Mr. Tusubilwa Ibrahim was traveling in his motor vehicle, registered under number UBK 213 D, with his driver, Mr. Waswa Mathias.
Preliminary reports indicate that an unidentified gunman armed with an SMG opened fire on the vehicle, resulting in the fatal shooting of Tusubilwa Ibrahim, who was seated in the passenger seat at the time of the attack. Our dedicated task teams are currently on the ground, working diligently to gather all available evidence and conduct thorough investigations into this heinous crime.
As a precautionary measure, the area has been cordoned off to ensure the safety of the public and to facilitate the ongoing investigation process. We assure the public that every effort is being made to bring the perpetrators to justice and provide answers to this senseless act of violence.
We understand the concerns and anxieties arising from this incident . We urge residents to remain calm and cooperate with the authorities as we work towards resolving this case swiftly.
We will continue to update the public with relevant information as soon as it becomes available.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Tusubilwa Ibrahim during this difficult time.”KMP Deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire

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