Hoima 28th Dec 2018
A UPDF soldier has been arrested for allegedly attempting to shot
revelers on Christmas night in Hoima town.
The Hoima District Police Commander, Twaha Etima has identified the
suspect as Private Bright Turyasingura, a UPDF officer and royal guard
attached to Bunyoro Kingdoms Karuziika palace.
Turyasingura reportedly stormed Club Magic located near Rotary stage
along Kampala road and was bounced by bouncers who beat him up after
he forcefully wanted to enter the club.
Twaha explained that this angered the suspect who went away put on his
uniform, picked a gun packed with about 30 ammunition and returned to
Peter Mayanja, the coordinator crime preventers for Albertine region
said Turyasingura allegedly chocked his gun upon reaching the club
but before he shot anyone, the bouncers, crime preventers and revelers
over powered him and took the gun from him.
He was dragged to Hoima CPS where he is currently detained. The gun
AK47 and the 30 ammunition were also handed over to police
Etima said by the time of the incident, the UPDF officer was under the
influence of alcohol.
He added that investigations are underway and the suspect will be
A comment from Club Magic was not readily available by the time of
filling this story after the manager one Rodger declined to pick our
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website