The Uganda Police has issued a statement following the social media blogger, music and political analyst Isma Olaxes real name Isma Lubega Tusubira’s death.
On 6th May 2023, Isma Olaxes was shot dead at around 9:20 PM near his home in Kyanja Central Zone.
The unforeseen tragedy occurred while Isma Olaxes was travelling in his motor vehicle, registered under number UBK 213 D, with his driver, Waswa Mathias.
According to Police, the yet-to-be-identified gunmen armed with an SMG opened fire on the vehicle, resulting in the fatal shooting of Isma, who was seated in the passenger seat at the time of the attack.
According to Deputy Police Spokesperson Luk Owoyesigyire, the Police task teams are currently on the ground, working diligently to gather all available evidence and conduct thorough investigations into this heinous crime.
Below is a detailed Police statement regarding the matter.
Date: May 6, 2023 Shooting Incident in Kyanja Central Zone 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. -END- ASP
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