Crime & Investigation

Gang Attacks Policemen; Gun Magazine Taken

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga

Police in Buhweju are looking for a group of 6 people who attacked and beat to near death two police officers who had arrested a colleague on suspicions of committing murder.

Addressing journalists on Monday afternoon, cialis 40mg store police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the incident occurred recently when police corporals Robert Wafula and Innocent Ahimbisibwe attached to Karemebe post arrested Ivan Kazoora, recipe a murder suspect from Rumengo forest.

“Six gang members pounced on the two officers in a bid to disarm Cpl Wafula who had a gun in his possession. The goons were however not successful as both police officers resisted the disarmament but the assailants fled with the gun’s magazine that had 30 bullets, rx ” said Enanga.

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The police mouthpiece said the officers are in critical condition at Nsiika Health Centre but that would soon be transferred to Mbarara Referral Hospital.

Warns Police Commanders over Attacks

Enanga said District and Regional Police Commanders have been warned to be on high alert over the increased number of attacks by unknown assailants who target guns to be used for criminal activities.

“They target security operatives, waylay them and grab guns that they later use to further their criminal activities. This has been witnessed in many areas where thugs use guns grabbed from operatives to rob banks,” he cautioned.

The police publicist was however quick to refute claims of the presence of groups looking for guns for subversive activities rebel.


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