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Guards Shoot Dead Thug At Gulu University-Kitgum Campus

The unidentified male thug had reportedly looted an office chair from the administration offices when the guards shot him, killing him on the spot.


Security guards attached to Saracen Uganda Limited on Monday morning shot dead a thug who had broken into Gulu University Kitgum Branch offices in Pandwong Division, Kitgum Municipality.

The unidentified male thug had reportedly stolen an office chair from the administration office before the guards shot him.

James Ojok Onono, Gulu University Deputy Spokesperson confirmed the incident to Uganda Radio Network - URN in an interview on Monday.

Onono says security reports indicate that initially two thugs broke into the University’s campus on the fateful morning but one managed to escape alive.

He notes that the incident is not the first citing that last year, unknown thugs also broke into the same facility and made away with a desktop computer containing important University information.

Onono says the University is liaising with the police to ensure the culprit on the loose is arrested and brought to justice.

Robert Oken, the Officer In charge of Criminal Investigation at Kitgum Central Police station says investigation into the incident have commenced.

The deceased body is currently at the Kitgum General Hospital morgue pending postmortem and identification.

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