A Police Officer was shot and killed by thugs who were on robbery spree on 14/2/2014 at Kajjansi along Entebbe Road.
The incident occurred at around 11:40pm.
It’s alleged that unknown number of thugs who were dressed in civilian attire and armed with two SMGs rifles (guns) attacked GAZ Petrol station and a Mobile Money point which is located within the petrol station. They put all the Pump Attendants and the Mobile Money Operators at gun point. They shot several bullets in the air during the robbery.
A Police Officer C/ASP Bigirwa Joseph, Officer In Charge Kajjansi Police Station who was in the Trading Center and opposite the Petrol Station responded to the gun fire by shooting at the thugs using his pistol. He was shot on the chest and stomach by one of the thugs and he died instantly. The robbers robbed cash 11 million shillings from the mobile money agent and over 200,000/= from the pump attendants.
They also robbed motor vehicle Reg. No. UAS 875J Toyota Raum which they used to escape from the scene.
We are investigating the incident.