Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson says the suspect is locked up at Jinja central police station. Ngako says detectives have been dispatched to investigate circumstances which led to the shooting.
31-year-old Ronald Mawa, a guard attached to Hash Security Services Limited was shot dead while his three colleagues Alfred Opio, Edrine Bwiire and Herban Muhanguzi sustained serious injuries and are admitted at Jinja regional referral hospital emergency unit
Jamal Kanyesigye, the Kakira Division Police Commander, says the suspects were caught red-handed on Tuesday by a team of police officers attached to the Field Force Unit deployed to patrol the plantation.
The 28-year old Batista Atayo, a resident of Nailo village in Kakira town council, Jinja district was shot dead by a security guard whose names have not yet been established. Industrial security services limited are responsible with ensuring security in Kakira sugar works plantations.
The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.