Police Officer Who Gunned Down Indian Businessman Arrested In Busia District
The Police Officer who shot and killed an Indian at Rajja Chambers has been arrested, Swift Daily News has learnt.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says on 12 May 23 at around 1230 hours at Raja Chambers along Parliamentary Avenue, one Uttam Bhandari an Indian by nationality and the director of TFS financial services was shot dead by officer no.67029 PC Wabwire Ivan.
He says a joint team of security traced the suspect to Busia district.
”On 13 May 23, Flying Squad Unit joined the territorial police of Busia. On 14 May 23 at around 0700 hours, Wabwire Ivan was arrested in Busia Municipality at customs by a joint team commanded by the DPC Busia SP Didas Byaruhanga,” says Onyango.
Wabwire Ivan aged 30 who was attached to CPS Kampala is currently detained at CPS Busia pending transfer to CPS Kampala.
Bhandari’s shooting came just days after State Minister for Labour Col (rtd) Charles Okello Engola was shot by his bodyguard, Pte Wilson Sabiiti at his home in Kyanja, a Kampala suburb on May 2, 2023. Pte Sabiiti committed suicide after the shooting.
Meanwhile, a security guard was yesterday in Kalule Zone, Lukuli Parish, Makindye Division, Kampala District also shot dead by his colleague, over yet to be identified reasons.