By Ivan Mwine
The police in Jinja City are hunting for unknown gunmen who shot and killed a couple on Friday evening, although the motive of the murder is yet unknown.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased, a man and woman, only identified as Waiswa and Julie, were shot dead in Lwanda Village, Nakabago zone, along the Jinja-Kamuli Road.
Eyewitnesses told the police that the assailants, who were driving traveling in a a commuter taxi, waylaid the victims who were driving in a Toyota Wish car along the road and rained bullets on them, killing the two instantly, before fleeing the scene.
The police later reached the scene, removed the bodies and conveyed them to the mortuary at Jinja Main Hospital for postmortem as investigations into the matter continue.
Details about this gruesome murder coming up shortly.