Crime & Investigation

Security Guard Murders Indian Boss in Bugolobi

A security guard attached to Billard Security Company Limited, more about while on static guard duties at Grow More Seeds and Chemicals Company Limited along Luthuli Avenue in  Bugolobi, generic has attacked and shot dead his Indian boss within the compound premises.

Fred Braza according to Police murdered his boss Sanjeev Ira, the Managing Director of the company on Thursday December 3, at around 9.20p.m.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga revealed today that the guard fired a single shot, to the shoulder of the victim, seriously wounding him, and left him unconscious.

“He further placed the shamba boy, who had responded to the gunshot on gun point and robbed him of Uganda Shillings 10.000 plus a mobile phone which he threw over the fence, to prevent him from instantly reporting the incident,” said Enanga.

Police at Bugolobi Police Post responded upon receiving a call at around 9.40p.m, and within 10 minutes, rushed the victim to the International Hospital Kampala (IHK), where he was later pronounced dead.

“The Police are conducting an extensive search for the suspect, who originates from the eastern district of Busia, but is still believed to be hiding within the Kampala city area and the surrounding districts.The preliminary investigations indicate the killing as not being a race motivated assault, but more of a random crime of opportunity that was committed.”

Enanga revealed that a lot of resources have been put into tracing the known culprit, for arrest and prosecution.

“We want to urge the public, and in particular the Indian business community, to remain calm and not jump to conclusions about any racial aspect to the crime, and to continue being vigilant in their day to day activities. Our city, Kampala, rates highly as one of the safest cities on the globe, and we are confident we shall like we have done before, get to the bottom of this case.”


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