In an incident that happened at around 1 am, a policeman shot and injured a 21-year-old female UCU student.
The student was shot after mistakenly opening the Police Man’s door confusing it with the one of her boyfriend.
“According to the preliminary investigation, it is alleged that the suspect(Tebangole) noticed someone attempting to open his main door. Suspecting a thief, he peeped through the window glass and observed a person using a key to open the door. In a state of suspicion, the suspect discharged three live bullets through the window glass, hitting Nagayi Natasha on the right chest, near the lower armpit,” Owoyesigyire said
The policeman was identified as ASP Tebangole Dismass, 57, a police officer attached to the Counter Terrorism Police, and the injured was identified as Nagayi Natasha.
She specifically mentioned the name Bandishe Ashiraf, one of the tenants residing in the ploice man’s residence. The caretaker of the residence, Ssengendo Hanington, along with other neighbors, responded to the scene. Subsequently.
Further investigations have indicated that the victim was accompanied by her boyfriend, Bandishe Ashiraf, outside for leisure who later gave her the key to enter the residence and rest while he remained behind.
Owoyesigyire said a pistol with 12 rounds of ammunition has been recovered from the police officer whereas the victim who was in critical condition was transported to Kawolo Hospital for medical attention.