Policeman Kills One in Kampala Taxi Park

The unidentified man was shot dead as he tried to grab a gun of a police officer

A Police officer has shot and killed an unidentified man this afternoon near the old Taxi Park.

The officer says he was trying to rescue his colleague who had been attacked by the deceased.

According to eyewitnesses, drugs the scuffle erupted at one of the entrance of the taxi park after the unidentified civilian attacked one of the Police officers guarding the park and tried to grab his gun.

Another officer reportedly came in and first fired live bullets in the air to scare off the attacker away from his colleague who was identified as Robert Mukirya; but with no success.

“As the scuffle intensified, capsule the civilian pulled out a knife and stabbed Mukirya in the neck which compelled the other policeman to take him out, ” revealed Aron Baguma the Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) DPC.

Baguma told Chimpreports that the body of the deceased has been taken to Mulago Mortuary while the critically injured officer was rushed to the national referral hospital for treatment.

The deceased was still unidentified as he was found with no personal documents


Most Popular

Header advertisement
To Top