Wamala Region Police spokesperson Rachel Kawala identified the deceased as Corporal Francis Nsubuga, the Officer in Charge of Nakasozi Police Post and Special Police Constable- SPC Paul Dimba, an officer attached to the same Police Post.
Two police officers have been shot dead by
unknown people in Kiboga District. The policemen were shot and killed at Nakasozi Police Post in Kiboga District by armed men dressed in civilian clothes on Thursday evening.
Wamala Region Police spokesperson Rachel Kawala identified
the deceased as Corporal Francis Nsubuga, the Officer in Charge of Nakasozi Police Post and Special Police Constable- SPC Paul Dimba, an officer attached
to the same Police Post.
“The facts indicate that the officers were attacked while seated
at the police post, by a gang of four armed men who were dressed in civilian
clothes,” Kawala said in an interview. She said that the incident is the second attack within a period
of nine days targeting police officers and their guns.
Kawala added that a team of flying squad unit personnel from the
region has been sent to team up with the territorial police of Kiboga District
to hunt for the killers. The death of these two officers brings to six, the number of officers who have
been shot dead in the Wamala Region in a period of two months.
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The incident comes amid ongoing investigations into the circumstances
under which one of their officers died near his home in Mityana District.
Patrick Nuwagaba, an Inspector of Police - IP, the Officer in
Charge of Kakindu Police Station in Mityana District was last Saturday found
dead with the body at the front tyres of his car parked about 500 meters away
from his home at Mayirye Village in Kakindu Sub County, Mityana District.
On December 7, two policemen were killed in the district
of Mityana by suspected thugs. Corporal Alfred Oketch and Police Constable Moses Kigongo
attached to Busunju Police Station in Mityana District were attacked by unknown
assailants after they responded to a crime incident in Sebobo Sekanyonyi
Sub-county. The assailants hacked one of the police officers before disarming
On October 16, 2021, a police officer was killed and two others
were injured after suspected robbers raided a factory at Kigalama in Kassanda
District along Mityana-Mubende road.