KAGADI POLICE OFFICER SHOTS SUSPECT DURING ARREST
By Innocent Atuganyire
29-year-old man has survived death narrowly after a Police officer attached to Muhorro Police station shot him several times after he reportedly resisted arrest today morning in Karuswiga cell in Muhoro town council Kagadi district.
It is said, the victim identified as Isah Katushabe, a resident of Karuswiga cell in Muhorro town council, allegedly threatened to cut with a panga Police officer who attempted him.
During the scuffle a Police officer identified as SSP John Kakande shot him with live bullets on the left leg and both arms to disable him.
The victim, Katusabe was rushed to the Doctor’s medical clinic in Muhoro town council to seek medical attention.
Katusabe was reported to police by his wife Rose Karungi a few weeks back over domestic violence.
Residents have condemned the excessive force used by Police to handle the suspect.
Meanwhile the Muhoro town council Mayor Godfrey Nangoza has told mknewslink reporter that the victim’s wife Rose Karungi visited his office before and advised the couple to reconcile.
The Albertain regional Police spokesperson Julius Hakiza has confirmed the incident and asked residents to always report to police in case they get misunderstandings and avoid attacking security officers.
Hakiza said the victim after recovery will be charged with attempted murder.