Police Constable on the Run after Shooting Crime Preventer Dead

James Makanga, a Police constable attached to Kisima I police post in Walukuba-Masese division in Jinja district is at large for shooting dead a crime preventer and injuring another person.

The deceased has been identified as Robert Kisanja, a crime preventer while the injured is Lazarus Obulejo. 

He is currently hospitalised at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital. Makanga reportedly shot the duo while attempting to cross from Kisima I island to Kisima II during curfew hours.  

Obulejo told journalists on his sickbed that Makanga fired twice in the air before shooting him in the stomach. 

“The bullet went through my stomach before it went through Kisanja’s head while kneeling beside me, “he said.  

Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police Commander, has confirmed the incident, saying detectives have been dispatched to trace the suspect’s whereabouts.

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Abitegeka Gerald

The News Editor ,Reporter at Kagadi Kibaale community Radio

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