Unknown gunmen on Monday shot and injured a mobile money operator in Makindye, a Kampala suburb before making off with unspecified amount of money.
Eyewitnesses said the mobile money Batulumayo Sserunjogi, a mobile money agent had just entered his vehicle when two men armed with an assault rifle shot him.
Sserunjogi sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Nsambya hospital for medical attention.
According to police, which has opened its investigations already, the assailants had been trailing Sserunjogi and used last evening an opportunity to strike.
Cases of armed robbery of mobile money agents are in increased in the country with a number of them resulting into death.
The cause of these attacks has been attributed to poor security.