Crime & Investigation

UPDF Major Shot Dead in Masindi

Police have commenced investigations into circumstances under which a UPDF officer at the rank of Major was gunned down in Masindi on Thursday night.
Local police officials told ChimpReports that UPDF Pensions officer Masindi, pilule Major Erasmus Tinkamarwe alias Tinka was shot by an armed guard on duty at the RDC’s office, mistaking him for a thief.
It’s understood Tinka shared an office with the RDC on the same building block.
Tinka appeared at his office at around 9:30pm to pick his laptop hence being spotted by the guard who opened fire.
Tinka died on spot.
The shooter is currently in detention as investigations into the incident proceed.
duty thought it was a thief.
Police and the UPDF are expected to issue a statement in the next few hours, according to security officials.
This is a developing story. More details will be posted as events unfold.

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