Police at Kasangati are investigating circumstances under which a vehicle UG 0865 Z that was carrying the Chief Administrative Officer Bukwo District Ogwang Charles was shot at with him inside and later caught fire, the deputy PRO Kampala Metropolitan Police ASP Luke Owoyesigyire has said.
According to ASP Oweyesigire, the incident was reported to Police by locals at 2309hrs on 08/07/2022 after they heard gunshots at Kiryowa, Mabanda, Bombo Road near Banu Petrol station.
The officers from Both Matuga and Kasangati police stations rushed to the scene only to find the car on fire. The Police fire prevention and rescue services responded and managed to extinguish the burning vehicle.
It is alleged that while Ogwang Charles Chief Administrative Officer Bukwo was travelling in the said motor vehicle, unidentified assailants shot at him several times causing injuries to him.
First responders from a nearby clinic had to rush him to Bombo Military Hospital where he succumbed to the bullet injuries this morning at around 4am. An inquiry has kicked off to investigate the murder with hope of identifying the assailants and knowing their motive.