The territorial police in Kiboga has registered a serious incident of a double murder of two police officers and the Aggravated robbery of their guns.
The incident occurred on the 16.12.2021, at around 7.30pm, at Nakasozi police post, in Kiboga District.
The officers have been identified as; Cpl Nsubuga Francis and SPC Ddimba Paul.
According to Racheal Kawala, the two officers were responding to an alleged complaint by two victims who claimed they had been robbed of proceeds from their tomato business.
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One of the tomato sellers later identified himself as Sulaiman Kananya of Nansana whom the residents wanted to lynch but was saved by Police who whisked him away.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with their families, friends and colleagues. The facts indicate that the officers were attacked while seated at the police post, by a gang of 4 armed men, dressed in civilian attire.” ASP Kawa Racheal, the PRO of Wamala region said.
This is the second such kind of attack within a duration of nine days, targeting police officers and their guns.
However Kawala now says that they have no clues to the unidentified gangsters who shot dead the two Policemen and called on the residents to cooperate with the Police who are hunting for them.
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Kawala further notes that they have dispatched their teams from the Flying squad unit, to team up with the territorial police and ensure the suspects are identified and brought to justice.
The motive of the suspects is not yet determined, but we shall release more details as soon as they are availed.
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