Sad news getting to our desk indicate that, the recently retired Lieutenant Gen Pecos Kutesa is dead at the age of 65. This news has been broken by the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) where the late Pecos Kutesa served for more than 20 years.
In an official announcement from the UPDF, it is again confirmed that Lt. Gen Pecos Kutesa is dead and he died from India on grounds that are not clear yet. However, very close sources indicate that, he succumbed to old age related illnesses which had sent him to India for further medication.
“UPDF fraternity regrets to announce the passing on of Lt Gen Pecos Kutesa which occurred in India today” a statement on UPDF social media handles read. The dead General Pecos Kutesa was also once warned by the UPDF for ‘loose’ talk.
Further more, it should be noted that, Pecos Kutesa has been one of the army representatives in the parliament. And he was recently retired among the 14 General officers that were shown the door way in a peaceful manner this August.