Police officer injured during shootout with robbers in Rubaga
One police officer has been injured during a shootout with armed robbers at around 5:00am this morning in Kinoonya Zone, Masanafu Village in Rubaga Division in Kampala .
According to Luke Owoyesigire the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, an intelligence led operation was conducted by police and during the shootout with suspects, one police officer was injured but is currently out of danger.
Police also arrested one armed suspect identified as Mulunda Stanley, while his accomplice escaped, but officers were able to get his identity as Kasirye Richard and occupation, which will be used to track him down.
Owoyesigire explains that the two suspects rented an apartment where one was arrested, and items recovered.
These include; two rifles, two magazines 32 live ammunitions, a number plate UAM 046J, a Hammer and some document suspected to be from court.
He adds that inquiries are ongoing as officers hunt for the missing suspect.