Stressed cop shoots boy dead, wounds 8


Another stressed police officer shot dead one a young boy at a funeral in Kasese district over the weekend.

The incident happened Saturday in Kaghorwe village at the funeral of a one Joles Tsongo.

Constable Offlas Bainomugisha attached to Kyabarungira police post located in Kyabarungira Sub County and Philemon Mulikyi, a crime preventer shot and killed Isaac Masereka, 10 in a night raid.

The shooting also left eight other people injured.

They are; Alex Bwambale, Betty Biryande, Uniya Muhindo, Grace Masika, Juliet Biira, Wilbert Bwambale and Linnet Mbambu.

Rwenzori region Police Spokesperson, Lidia Tumushabe, says the injured are currently admitted at Kilembe hospital.

Last week, a senior police boss, when asked why policemen are beating civilians, confessed that their officers are stressed yet dealing with an angry society hence the beatings.

Dr Fred Yiga, the Chief Political Commissar, they are policing an angry society: “The officers are probably stressed. They stand from morning to evening.”

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