By DailyNewsUg Correspondent,
Tricia Katanga a lady in her early 30s who narrated to Police officers how her parents- Henry Katanga and Molly Katang- picked a misunderstanding on the morning of 2nd of November, resulting into her dad’s death is not a biological child of the deceased.
This website that established that Tricia has since been quizzed by Police and army investigators from Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) to ascertain her alleged role before and after the death of her foster father.
A government owned newspaper, New Vision on Wednesday reported that Tricia’s fingerprints were allegedly found on a pistol no.UG 16222 00061 CZ99 COMPACT which was used to shoot and kill Mr Katanga in the head.
What investigators are struggling to ascertain is who could have pulled the trigger.
According to Tricia, she was present when her mother and father got a misunderstanding, and she would later hear a loud bang only to rush to their bedroom and found Molly unconscious and Katanga soaked in a pool of blood.
New Vision last week further reported that a shamba boy was instructed to clean blood that had spilled in the house.
#DailyNewsUG has learnt that investigators have established that Tricia Katanga is not a biological daughter of the deceased but rather a biological child of Molly.
Tricia’s real father is Katanga’s elder brother identified as James Katanga who passed on when Molly was still pregnant.
James Katanga died mysterious at a time he was working with Internal Security Organization (ISO) in the 90s.
James died just a month to his wedding with Molly.
Following his death, investigators learned that Molly’s parents’ implored Katanga’s father to find a man for their daughter since she was already pregnant.
The old man sat down with Henry Katanga and begged him to take on Molly and accept him as his wife, fearing to defy his father the deceased married Molly and had since taken care of Tricia as his own daughter.
The couple has been together for over 30 years and had since produced 3 more children, one boy Arthur Katanga and two girls- Martha Katanga who is pregnant and 11 year old Siima Katanga.
This means that Henry Katanga didn’t marry a woman he had chosen for himself.
The couple had amassed a lot of wealth through their procurement and supplies company MERGE whose 10 top clients are government institutions including State House, army and Uganda Police.
Earlier reports indicated that Tricia had been telephoned by a shamba boy notifying her of a domestic brawl involving her parents and she rushed from Bugolobi to Mbuya at her parents’ residence.
However, New Vision on Wednesday reported that investigators found out that she had been called by her mother Molly not the shamba boy.
Her mother remains admitted to hospital at IHK after sustaining head injuries.
This is still a developing story despite a week having past. This Murder Mystery is shrouded in utmost secrecy considering the Katanga family is well entreched in the Military Circles and Government leadership powers that be are both from late Henry Katanga’s side and from Molly Katanga’s end.
Credit: Nick Mwesigwa -Trumpet News