A massive DNA exercise for slain police officer Muhammad Kirumira’s children has been scheduled for October 22 as the number hit 25 yesterday, his father has revealed.

Hajj Abubaker Kawooya said he is currently receiving wives and their children but not retaining any of them. He has encouraged the expectant ones to present themselves.

“We plan to have DNA tests after the Dhuwa (prayers after 40 days from date of death) on October 21 because all of them (women and children) will attend,” Hajj Kawooya said yesterday.

He had earlier indicated that Kirumira’s children were about 25, but that he expected more to be presented.


At least eight women, Mr Kawooya said, introduced themselves to him as daughters-in-law.

He, however, said he has a welfare challenge and asked well-wishers to contribute to Kirumira who he said died for telling the public the truth about the misdeeds within the Uganda Police Force.

The slain officer, 35, had been undeployed following his suspension.