Police Shoots Drunk man in the Buttock for Breaking Quarantine Guidelines
Uganda Police officers in Wakiso have shot and injured a defiant motor cyclist in Kisimbiri Trading Centre last night.
Patrick Onyango the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson says the boda boda Rider only identified as Vincent aged between 25 -30 years, who was found at Kisimbiri Trading Center is suspected to have been drunk.
The victim was shot on the left buttock during an operation on implementation of Presidential directives on COVID-19.
It is alleged that the victim attempted to knock Police Officers who were on duty several times but he failed and then grabbed one Pc Kabos Isaac, assaulted him and in the process of rescuing PC kabos, Wafula Stephen shot and injured him.
“We have opened an assault case against Vincent. He assaulted a Police Officer. We would wish to appeal to Members of the general public to respect security personnel on duty and obey their orders” Onyango said.
The victim was then rushed to Mulago hospital for treatment as police awaits to interview him to ascertain his real motive.