UPDF Soldier shoots woman dead in Bundibugyo
An officer attached to the Uganda People's Defense Forces – UPDF, has shot and killed a woman in Butoogo, Kisuba sub county, Bundibugyo District.
Capt. Edwin Mawanda, the UPDF spokesperson Mountain Division identifies the deceased as Juliet Evadesi, a 36 year old resident of the same area.
Evadisi was reportedly shot at around 2am on Monday near Butoonga border point by one Pte. Joshua Nyongesa attached to 1st mountain Battalion.
Capt. Mawanda says they have commenced investigations on what could have prompted the shooting while the soldier has been arrested.
The deceased’s body has been taken to Bundibugyo hospital for postmortem.