Police shoots two civilians


A police officer has shot and injured a civilian in Soroti town.

Ali Zikusoka, 24, was shot in the chest by a police officer whose identity is not yet revealed.

The incident happened on Tuesday evening at Shooters pub in Soroti town.

This is the same spot where a UPDF soldier recently killed one person and injured others in a brawl over a prostitute.

Zikusoka is currently admitted at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital.

Preliminary reports indicate that the victim was suspected of robbery and had resisted police arrest prompting the shooting.

Meanwhile in Bukwo, a police Special Police Constable [SPC] Michael Chemusto shot and killed a suspect.

Chemusto, attached to Bukwo Central Police Station shot Moses Kitiyo in Kortek Sub County, Bukwo district at the start of the week.

Sipi Regional Police Spokesperson, Michael Odongo, told Uganda Radio Network, Kitiyo resisted arrest after maliciously damaging the property of his brother David Konyi.

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