City lawyer, Mr Wilbert Muhereza of Owoyesigire & Co Advocates was allegedly shot by a security guard at his chambers on Access Building along Rubaga Road in Kampala and he is admitted in the hospital.
Mr Luke Owoyesigyire Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson said that Muhereza was hit by a stray bullet discharged from the guards gun when he was trying to check it.
Today at around 7am, Muhereza Wilbert, a lawyer by Profession was shot in the arm along Rubaga road on Access Building. Its alleged that a security guard identified as Morris Odamat Adape, while performing Normal Safety Precautions on his gun a bullet came out and injured the lawyer. The lawyer was later rushed to Mengo hospital and he is now nursing wounds, Mr Owoyesigyire said.
He said the security guard belonging to Securex; a private security company has since been arrested and detained at Old Kampala police station.
A case of negligence has also been preferred against the suspect, according to Mr. Owoyesigyire.
He added that they have the security guard in their custody on charges of rush and neglect as investigations into the matter go on.
An eye witness had earlier told our reporter that Muhereza was shot by two stray bullets; on the arm and in the waist.
I think the Askari was cleaning his gun when it discharged two bullets that hit the lawyer. He was rushed to Mengo hospital by a boda boda. The Askari was arrested by police, said a lady who works in the same building.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website