An activist who was very instrumental in the monitoring of 2011 general elections Mr. Emusut was on Thursday 28th July shot dead. Unknown armed men appeared in his home at 5pm in Bukedea district where they found him slashing his compound and straight a way showered him with bullets.
His sister who was also shot survived after she pretended dead. During elections, this man had reported a malpractice that happened at the polling station he was observing in Bukedea. But it was so shocking that the top officials of Bukedea district ordered for his arrest, he was thrown into a police cell and beaten, later some civil society and human rights activists visited him in his police cell and interviewed him. And now, he lies dead; no one can fathom the reason and who is behind this cold murder. However, the police have taken up the matter and have launched an investigation