Police Statement on Wakiso Shooting

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The territorial Police at Wakiso are investigating a Murder by shooting of one Robert Kagolo a journalist with Uganda Broadcasting co-operation that took place at Bugembejembe village in Wakiso , on 29.04.2021 at around 8pm .

It is alleged , that , while Robert Kagolo was returning from the village after the brothers burrial , he hurriedly entered the late’s home which was being guarded by LDU personelle after he suspected that some people were following him and he knocked the gate with his motor vehicle while gaining entrance .

It is from there that a dis agreement between him and two LDU personelle who were guarding the home started , unfortunately the disagreement led to a shooting of which the circumstances are being investigated , the victim was later rushed to ST Joseph Hospital Waskiso where he succumbed to the injuries sustained .

The shooter has been identified as Mamuli Rashid .

And upon getting the information , a joint team of Police and LDU command responded to the scene and managed to arrest Rahid and his colleague.

Kagolo’s body is yet to be conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for Postmortem. Investigations into the matter are ongoing and you will be updated accordingly

Asp Luke Owoyesigyire
Deputy PRO KMP

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