Capt. Edwin Mawanda the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division has confirmed the incident, saying they have commenced investigations on what could have prompted the shooting.
UPDF team this afternoon held a meeting with locals after the incident
A Uganda People's Defense
Forces - UPDF soldier has shot dead one person in Butoogo, Kisuba sub county,
The deceased has been
identified as Juliet Evadesi, a 36 year old resident of the same area was reportedly shoot at around 2am on Monday near Butoonga border point.
Capt. Edwin Mawanda, the UPDF spokesperson
Mountain Division has confirmed the incident
saying they have commenced investigations on what could have prompted the
Mawanda identified the soldier who has since been arrested as Pte. Joshua Nyongesa attached to 1st mountain
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The body of Evadesi has
been taken to Bundibugyo hospital for postmortem.
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