SOROTI – The family of Cedric Kayiwa – an electrician, whom Stephen Nuwagira – the Soroti District Internal Security Officer –DISO allegedly shot and killed in December 2022, wants the suspect interdicted.
The family, through their lawyers, Premier Advocates Attorneys and Legal Consultants has written to the Director General of the Internal Security Organisation – ISO asking for Nuwagira’s interdiction.
“This is therefore to request that the said DISO be interdicted in accordance with Regulation 38 (1) of the Public Service Commission Regulations 2009, which provides for the interdiction of a Public Officer against whom criminal proceedings are instituted,” reads, the letter in parts.
Nuwagira, who is currently on remand over the murder charges is said to have developed some misunderstanding with Kayiwa in the bar – shooting in the scuffle that ensued.
Police entered a case of the unlawful cause of death against Nuwagira vide Soroti CRB 393/ 22 at Soroti Central Police Station.
Kayiwa’s family has also written a notice of intention to institute a civil suit against the DISO for compensation for his death.
“Whereas the criminal case is on-going against you, we have instructions to institute a civil action against you for purposes of securing compensation to the family of the deceased for the loss of their sole breadwinner,” reads, the notice from the same firm.
Nuwagira, who appeared before the Soroti Grade Magistrate, Edmond Okiror Okwi for mention of his case on Tuesday, was further remanded until January 24, 2023.
Kayiwa was working with Access Solar in Opuyo- Soroti at the time of his shooting and subsequent death.