Crime

Man Killed as People Power Fans Clash with LDUs in Nansana

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Uganda Police Force are investigating circumstances under which a one Daniel Kyeyune was killed in Nansana, Wakiso district on Tuesday evening.

It’s said the shooter was an Local Defence Unit militant.

“Police in Nasana has registered an incident  of murder by shooting around Masitowa, Nansana and a hit and run accident involving our officer this evening,” police said in a brief statement today.

“The motive of the shooting is not yet established. However, the body of the victim has been taken to city mortuary Mulago.”

Reports indicate the shooting occurred during a fracas involving supporters of Bobi Wine and   local security personnel.

People Power fans reportedly blocked access to a road while returning from a funeral ceremony.

This caused heavy traffic jam in the area, leading to the intervention of LDUs.

Police said in the hit-and-run case, “our officer, who is the OC-Operstions at Nansana Police is admitted in Mulago hospital with serious injuries.”

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