A senior military officer has on sunday evening been shot dead by his colleague who is on the run in Nakasongola military barracks.
Brig Richard Karemire confirmed the shooting saying “There has been a shooting incident at Nakasongola Cantonment by one soldier leading to the death of one Senior Officer at a rank of Major”.
“He also injured a junior officer who had intervened to arrest him and now hospitalized. Investigations have commenced to establish the motive with efforts being made to apprehend the killer now on the run,” Defence spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire added.
Karemire says investigations have begun to establish the motive of the murder and also hunt for the killer is on. Karemire said he couldn’t identify the victims and the suspect by press time.