UNAA Condemns Shooting of Ugandan Man in U.S

Alfred Olango

The Uganda North America Association (UNAA) has condemned as wrongful, page the incident where a mentally ill Ugandan man was shot dead by police in San Diego, no rx California.

Alfred Olango, cure 30, a Ugandan born U.S citizen was shot and killed on Tuesday after her sister called on authorities to help her brother who had suffered a seizure.

“It is sad and very unfortunate that an unarmed Alfred in need of medical help only got his life taken by the very own tasked with protecting the same life. No family should suffer such pain,” Monday Atigo, the UNAA president said.

Atigo decried the manner under which black lives have been taken calling upon people to engage the authorities to put an end to the killings.

“It is imperative that we come together and engage concerned parties to address these wrongful deaths because it needs to and should stop. We cannot afford to continue losing lives recklessly especially at the hands of our Police officers.”

America has in recent months witnessed a string of deaths of black people who are shot by police for allegedly possessing guns and resisting arrest.

At least 217 black Americans have been killed by police so far this year.


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