Police guarding suspects at Gulu High Court on Tuesday fired live bullets in pursuit of a suspect who had escaped from the court premises.
The suspect is said to have utilized a loophole to run away before police noticed and intercepted him near the Aswa regional police office.
The chaos that ensued attracted scores of residents at the court as police fired live bullets in the air.
The suspect who authorities were yet to identify, is said to have been on trial for Murder.
Neither the police nor the Court had issued a statement by the time of filing this report.
In 2019, an aggravated defilement suspect escaped from Court in a boda-boda motorbike
Gulu High Court is currently handling Criminal session of different nature under it’s jurisdiction.