Notorious Ex-Kifeesi gang leader Sobi killed in land eviction wrangle
The notorious Kampala city robber Paddy Sserunjogi, alias Sobi has been killed in land wrangle.
According to security sources, Sobi was killed in Gomba district. Sobi came to prominence after he carried out deadly robberies in the city that left many injured and some dead.
Paddy Sserunjonji aka Sobi, first seized the media spotlight in 2017 as a self-confessed leader of Kifeesi, a criminal gang, which terrorized Kampala then and now, three years later, he commands a safe house on Lwamayuba island in Kalangala, a former prisoner there has said.
He was subsequently taken on as an informer by the then Director General of Internal Security Organisation Col. Kaka Bagyenda.
He was killed in Kibaale village, Kigumba parish, Maddu Sub-County.
It’s alleged that today the December 18, 2023 at around 12.30 pm at the land belonging to one Kalisa of the same area kibaale village, Kigumba parish Maddu Sub-County, Gomba district, a group of around 50 people armed with sticks,pangas, spears attacked another group of people who claimed the same land belongs to them and ended up killing one known as Sobi.
The land in question was bought by Kalisa at Shs100 million and paid only Shs20 million in 2007 but it’s claimed that he bought from a wrong person.
Another group of people who claimed to be the children and grandchildren of the now late Paul Kibi led by Deborah Nagadiya and Barton Kiweewa emerged with land titles claiming the same land belongs to them.
The issue went up to court and before it was sorted, the second group also brought thugs from Kisenyi Kampala to stay on land as they cleared the unwanted bushes.
Wallnetnews understands last night,Kalisa’s people hired their people from other areas and they met at his son’s house as they planned to attack the other group.The same group is alleged to have killed more others though only one body has been recovered with cut wounds on leg and neck.
Police at Gomba are said to have responded to the scene with the team that included; Oc stations Gomba and Maddu, D/OC CID, SOCCO and Crime Intelligence , other uniformed personnels from Gomba, Maddu and kigezi police.