Mixed reactions have emerged in the Makerere university student’s murder case as police now changes the game to pin private security guards in the case.
Police said two private security guards at centenary bank are among other merciless mob that participated in the beating of Emmanuel Tegu a third year veterinary student of Makerere university who died seven days ago.
The two guards attached to SGA have already been arrested and another on run run.
Piece said one of the guards admitted in his statement recorded of having participated in the beating of Tegu in the night of June27th, he and others about 9 suspects were taken to Makerere university for Reconstruction of the scene of crime yesterday.
Theirarrest followed moments after Fr Joseph at Dungu, the Chaplain St Augustine Chapel Mak recorded a statement at police in which he told police that he heard gunshots fired and later opened a window only to see someone being pursued and beaten by private guards.
Earlier alone, police reported that a students mob beat up Tegu suspecting him to be a thief. About 10 students were arrested in connection to murder.
Other reports in the media alleged police and the LDU to have participated in the beatings however police refuted allegations.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga yesterday while addressing the media revealed that police had in cells seven Makerere students and hunting for three others who were on run in relations to the murder of Tegu.
Enanga said that Tegu was a known of mental Bipolar which could have forced him go for prayers in the university and started throwing stones at security at centenary bank who made alarms and a group of people (students) who mistook him to be a thief started beating him up.
On his death bed at Mulago hospital, the deceased reportedly told his mother that he was brutalized by LDUs not students as police earlier alleged.
Tegu’s death has been sorrounded with mixed reactions something that prompted the Makerere university VC Prof Barnabas Nawangwe call for expedite investigations into the matter.
By Press time, Parrotsug learned about the police heavy deployment at St Augustine Chapel inside Makerere university as tensions between security and the church on the release of a video footage arisen.
According to Parrotsug reporter, police barred media from accessing the CCTV footage insisting that the media can only get the footage in connection to the assault and later death of Tegu from police PRO Fred Enanga while the Church insists that it will release raw footages.