By Domisiano Ayebare
Police in Rubirizi are investigating circumstances under which a man was shot on Lake Edward and later died in the hospital.
The deceased a resident of Buhimbo one cell, Rumuri Parish; Kicwamba Sub County in Rubirizi district was shot dead by the Marine fisheries in Kahingya trading zone when he was found illegally fishing.
It is alleged that the deceased attempted to cut an army man with the panga but was shot by another marine fisher who tried to defend his friend.
According to the greater Bushenyi Police spokesperson SP Martial Tumusiime, the deceased was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
Tumusiime noted that the man is still under the care of the army officers while the process is being formalized to have him under police custody.