Cop shoots colleague, LDU personnel dead, commits suicide 

Posted: 2020-02-11T19:22:48Z Read: 893 times
Cop shoots colleague, LDU personnel dead, commits suicide 

Three people have died this afternoon following an argument between police officers at Bunamwaya police station in Makindye Sabagabo.


Luke Owoyesigire the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson narrates that Constable Ojilong Ben had a heated argument with his colleague CPL Opito Alex on how to proceed with a case.


It is alleged that Ojilong picked a gun and shot Opito several times, killing him instantly. Owoyesigire adds that an LDU personnel who was passing by was also shot in the incident. Ojilong later committed suicide by shooting. 


Later, the LDU personnel who had been shot also died upon arrival at Kitebi Health centre. "The territorial police of Kampala Metropolitan south responded to the scene and are actively investigating the incident" he noted.


Police also recovered the killer gun and cartridges while the deceaseds' bodies were taken to City mortuary in Mulago. Police extended condolences to the deceaseds' families and the UPDF family who have been supervising the LDU.