By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante and Nelson Twinamatsiko
A police officer under influence of alcohol has shot dead a young man in his 20s and seriously injured several others in front of Sports bet building in Kabale town.
According to eye witnesses, the officer who was yesterday totally drunk was riding on a police motorcycle registration number UP 4399, collided with a motorcyclist who was riding crossing the roundabout in front of Voice of Kigezi radio, after colliding, the drunk officer forced the opponent to surrender his motorcycle accusing him of knocking him.
When the cyclist insisted to continue on his ways, they developed a scuffle attracting other nearby people who requested the officer to set the cyclist free and he could not buy their idea thus starting to shoot at the crowd.
It is at this point that he shot dead the unidentified boy and seriously injured another all that had come out of Kings Sports bet to see the scuffle.
Elly Maate; the police spokes person for Kigezi region has confirmed the incident and identified the policeman as JohnBosco Monday.
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