BY VANANSIO MBABAZI
Police in Kabale district are investigating circumstances under which
an 18 year old suspected thief was shot and injured last night.
The suspect Sharif Mulindwa a plumber is a resident of Jongoza village
Matare parish Karisizo sub county Rakai district. He was shot at in
the leg by Millennium Security Company guard Wycliffe Tukamuhabwa
after finding him in Frank and Sons plumbing contractors and suppliers
shop near Kings Hotel in Kabale Municipality.
It’s alleged that last night in Kigongi cell, the owner of the shop
Frank Experito closed the shop in the evening and went home. He was
later called for work at around 10:45pm and he decided to pick his
equipment and only to find his shop open.
He called the security guard, and the suspect who is his young brother
tried to take off and he was shot at in the leg.
The Kigezi region police Spokesperson Elly Maate says that police was
notified and took the suspect at Kabale regional referral hospital
where he is nursing injuries and being monitored by police.
Maate is however calling on business community not to trust relatives
in their businesses saying that most thefts relatives connive with
However Mulindwa admits that he was found in his brother’s shop but
denies intention to steal. He says that he was keeping his bicycle.