Police are investigating circumstances under which one of its officers in Moyo district was shot dead by an angry mob.
This incident happened on Tuesday at about midday at Onyine village, Logoba parish Moyo district.
According to Police, an officer identified as PC Majid Moro was attacked while on duty in Onyine village.
It is said that this officer was killed by a group of Sudanese refugee youths who were mourning two of their colleagues who were allegedly poisoned.
In a report obtained by Chimpreports, the two deceased persons were identified as Alumai Isaac Drago aged 18 years and Patrick Moga, 21 years.
“While at the funerals, the youths saw the police officer passing by, they disarmed him and shot him dead,” Police said
The body was taken to Moyo district hospital mortuary and exhibit of the deceased riffle and 8 rounds of ammunition were recovered.
The regional Police in West Nile have requested the Directorate of CID that the two bodies of alleged poisoning be subjected to autopsy by police surgeons.