Thug shot dead, another in Police Custody for Strangling Student
Foot patrol police and Local Defence Unit - LDU personnel have shot and killed a suspected thug who was found strangling a Makerere University Business School – MUBS student.
According to Luke Owoyesigyire the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Tonny Kigozi was shot dead at around 11 p.m from Mutundwe, in the outskirts of Kampala.
He added that Anita Namayanja a student of MUBS was attacked a few meters from her home, moments after she had been dropped off by a motorcyclist. Two thugs armed with rudimentary weapons intercepted her and started strangling her.
She was rescued by Local Defence Unit personnel who responded to the sound of her alarm and shot one of the two men, who was watching as his colleague, later identified as Henry Mutebi muffled the student.
Mutebi surrendered to the security team is currently detained at Nateete Police Station. Police impounded a motorcycle registration number UEY 069W, which the duo was using.