Police has commenced investigations into the murder of a veterinary Doctor, a one Dr. Salongo Godfrey Kato, who was trailed and shot to death by unknown assailants on Sunday morning.
According to police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, at around 06:00 am on Sunday morning, armed thugs trailed Dr. Kato who was driving his Toyota corolla car Reg. number UAN 198W and shot him dead at Bulamu, Kasangati Trading Centre, in Wakiso district.
“Two of our officers were also shot; one CPL. Auleti Simon Peter died instantly and No. 63500 PC Akwongere was critically injured. There is also a taxi driver of taxi registration number UAL 461N who was also shot at and injured. He was taken to Mulago Hospital for medical attention” Kaweesi explains.
He also indicates that two riffles were taken by the criminals. The field force police officers were from duty at a Chinese factory called FAR REACHING IMPORT AND EXPORT COMPANY.
“The deceased had land wrangles where unknown people had sent him threatening messages, telling him to back off that land. Meanwhile, Police is widening its investigations beyond the land issue.”