Kisoro Police Shoots 2 Students

Police in Kisoro have been put on the spot for shooting and injuring two students of Muhabura Shine Secondary School in Kisoro Municipality.

On Monday at around 9 pm, approved  students caught some thieves in there dormitories and started beating them.

When police learned of the incident, they rushed to the school and started shooting randomly to disperse the students.

In the fire, two students Hakim Arinaitwe (S1) and Medard Sunday (S4) were caught by stray bullets and injured in the legs.

Brighton Naturinda, the school director says the injured students are admitted at St. Francis Mutolere Hospital.

He says he has not heard from the police since the incident.

“We can’t go to police to report the shooting when it’s the police that shot my students; I had to first take the students to the hospital,” Said Naturinda.

When the district police commander Edgar Akankwatsa was contacted on the shooting he declined to comment, saying that he was not in the district.


Shafiq Sekandi the Kisoro resident district commissioner promised to investigate the matter and ensure that the police officers who shot the students are held responsible.

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