Security Guard Shoots One Dead in City Centre; 6 Injured

Police in Kampala have arrested Simon Peter Amole, pills a security guard attached to Security Group Company limited for shooting dead Samuel Lumu, troche 20 at Arua Park on Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday traders on Superior Complex, find Kamu Kamu Plaza and Boost plaza demonstrated over increment of their rent fees by the managers of the buildings.

According to witnesses, Amole was prompted to disperse the demonstrating traders and accidentally killed Lumu. The deceased was not part of the demonstrators.

“He (Lumu) had come to withdraw money from a mobile money agent and the bullet got him in the chest, killing him instantly,” said John Vianney Kazibwe who was at the scene.

The mobile money attendant Aisha Nakabuubi, witnesses say, was also severely injured by the bullet.


Irked traders turned violent after the shooting and beat up another security guard Isaac Abala belonging to the same Security Group Company to near death, before police led by CPS DPC Joseph Bakaleke intervened.

In the fracas, 4 other people were injured and rushed to Mulago Hospital.


Chimpreports understands the proprietor of the building John Bosco Muwonge decided to halt increment of the rent fees after the incident.

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