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Security Guard Held Over Murder

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.
Police are holding Umar Baku, a security guard attached to Jag security services for shooting to death 37-year old Tom Andama at Total Pump Fuel station along Nizam road in Jinja city.

The suspect allegedly shot dead 4:00 am on Monday morning. 

Andama sustained bullet injuries in the chest and bled to death. Baku, who claims to have shot Andama for attempting to steal fuel from the pump station, surrendered to police.

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.

The deceased’s body has been taken to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.

This is the second case of death by shooting in less than a month.

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