Police recovers gun used in shooting Kiboga OC.


Police in Kiboga district have recovered an SMG gun which was allegedly used in killing of the police officer and a crime preventer in the district.

Yesterday, our sister Online Newspaper Kaaro Karungi reported an incident in which a Special Police Constable shot dead a police officer and a crime preventer in Kiboga district.

The incident according to the Wamala region Police spokesperson, Rachael Kawala happened on Saturday when Hussein Sserugo, an SPC attached to Nakasozi police post shot dead Sgt Patrick Okola,56, the in charge for the police post and Fred Waswa,33 a former crime preventer under unclear substances.

“It is alleged that at around 11am, a lady who is yet to be identified came to police to report a case of domestic violence against the husband, prompting Sserugo to send Wasswa to call Okola to attend to the complainant,”Kawala told Kaaro Karungi.

Latest info from the area indicates that police have recovered an SMG rifle and 20 rounds of ammunitions which Sserugo used to accomplish his goal before he hijacked a Boda Boda rider from the scene.

Police says that the suspect later telephoned his colleagues at the station and directed them to a place where he had abandoned a gun.

They then visited the scene where a gun riffle and three magazines containing bullets  were recovered.

However, the suspect is still on a run and police investigations are ongoing.

Preliminary investigations have indicated that the suspect had been complaining against the in charge for the police post favoring Wasswa in their day today duties.

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