Lawyer shoots security guard dead during Uganda rugby cup finals

Lawyer shoots security guard dead during Uganda rugby cup finals
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Police in Kampala have started investigating circumstances under which a lawyer shot dead a security guard at Kings Park at Kakajjo zone, Bweyogerere , Kira Municipality in Wakiso district where finals for the Uganda rugby cup happened.

The Saturday incident happened when Sam Ahamya, 47, a lawyer and resident of Buziga in Makindye division went to the venue at around mid day together with his two children for leisure.

It is alleged that the lawyer who owned a pistol left it  at the entrance with a police officer who was guarding there.

At around 10pm, he got out to retrieve his weapon and upon retrieval, he attempted to perform a Normal Safety Precautions (NSP) with the magazine still in the pistol.

In the process he shot and injured one identified as Buruga Nekeon.

Buruga, the security guard later succumbed to the injuries.

Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the incident and  said a case of murder by shooting has been opened on  Ref : 44/20/01/2024 and one person has been arrested .

“The killer weapon recovered and safely kept to be processed by SOCO for forensic analysis whereas the body  has been conveyed  to City mortuary for postmortem examination.”

 

 

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