Police opens fresh investigations into Nsangi fire

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire

NEWS– The territorial police at Nsangi are currently investigating a fire outbreak that took place on the 11th October 2021 at Nalumunye at the home of January Bamanzi.

Two victims, who are children, were affected by the fire and are currently receiving treatment.

Police has so far established that the fire started from the ceiling of the house and was also put out by locals in the area.

A statement from the maid, who had been left home with the children, was recorded by Police officers according to Luke Owoyesigire the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy spokesperson.

He adds that the officers have gone back to the scene for more investigations however, preliminary investigations indicate that it could have been a short circuit since the fire is alleged to have started from the ceiling.

“We have also taken note that the mother to the children while talking with the media  alleged that the people behind the fire where from of State House Anti Corruption Unit” Owoyesigire said. 

The deputy KMP deputy Spokesperson, the officers have not found any evidence that the fire was caused by arsonists.

Owoyesigyire adds that if the victim has any information to that effect, she should provide that to police stressing that they are working with State House Anti Corruption Unit who investigated a case of concealment of a title, which was forwarded to the office of Directorate for Public Prosecutions and the case file was sanctioned against January Bamanzi.

“We would like to categorically state the two issues-of the fire and the land case are unrelated and the lady’s remarks are unjustified” he added.