A female Police officer identified as Betty Achom, shot herself in the leg while trying to disperse youth who had become upset after realizing that their names had been scrapped off from the voters register in Lufula, Bwaise ii ward.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said that Achom who had loaded gun and the bullet in chamber, accidentally touched the trigger thus shuttering her left ankle. Achom is currently receiving treatment at Mulago Hospital.
Onyango revealed that youth elections exercise was generally peaceful except minor incidents of violence in some areas such as Mpererwe, Bwaise, Kisowera, Kawempe, Kyebando Nsoba, Kazo, Katabi, Bweyogere, Kiira, Kyaliwajjala and Kireka.
However, According to the provisional results so far, National Unity Platform (NUP) youth members have reportedly won the elections of the village youth Committee.