The headquarters of Centenary Bank at Mapeera House in Kampala. PHOTO/COURTESY

Centenary Bank have said they are working with police to ensure that those who attacked their senior manager, Mr Patrick Katatanzi, are arrested.

Katatanzi, the chief manager in charge of the corporate section at Centenary Bank headquarters at Mapeera House, was attacked on his way home Tuesday evening at Makindye Road near Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) offices.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, Centenary Bank said Katatanzi was attacked using harmful liquid by unknown assailants.

“Katatanzi is receiving the required medical attention and he is in a stable condition. Investigations by Uganda Police Force are ongoing and the bank is providing all the necessary support to ensure that the culprits are brought to book. We wish our colleague a quick and speedy recovery,” the bank said.

By press time it was not yet clear whether the attack was job related or was because of his personal life. By press time police had not yet recorded statements from Katatanzi.

Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire  noted that the liquid splashed on the Centenary Bank manager burning him and the clothes he was dressed in whereas part of the driver’s seat was also burnt.

“He managed to park the car aside and ran out to Makindye medical centre, which was close to the scene before he was rushed to Nsambya hospital.”

According to Kampala police, the scene was examined and samples of the liquid were picked and submitted to the Government Analytical Laboratory in Wandegeya for analysis.