Nagirinya murder suspects confess to killing slain social worker

Suspects in the murder of Maria Nagirinya arrested on Monday have confessed to the murder of the former worker of Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI) according to media reports.

The suspects were arrested on Monday when a joint team of security operatives raided Nateete, a suburb of Kampala in a search operation for the killers.

So far Police have five suspects in their custody awaiting being forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions for prosecution.

The suspects are said to have confessed to Police their crime as investigations and interrogation for motive into the Nagirinya’s murder continue.

A number of items were retrieved from their home in Kitaka zone including blood stained pangas and electronics.

After their arrest, the guilty men started accusing each other of being behind the murder.

Nagirinya went missing on August 28 after unknown assailants kidnapped her from her home gate in Lungujja, a suburb of Kampala.

Her body was discovered two days later dumped along Kayunga Road along side that of her driver Ronald Kitayimbwa who had also been murdered.

The suspects are said to have each been paid sh 130,000 to kill the former social worker.

Although police have not identified the person behind paying the suspects, Nagirinya’s husband has been brought in for questioning.

The Rubaga Hideout where the killers were picked on Monday

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