Jail warder shoots useless two colleagues, arrested as he tries to commit suicide 

A jail warder hooked up to Bugungu Y.O Authorities Jail in Buikwe district has shot useless two of his colleagues below unclear circumstances.

Jacob Otim, 28, shot useless Eunice Abwot, 25, and Edward Namanya, 29 on Monday morning. The victims had been additionally hooked up to Bugungu Y.O Authorities Jail.

Based on Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Mayanja Baine, in the present day morning, Otim signed a gun to go for basic duties solely to move to the sentry the place Abwot was working and shot her useless immediately.

“On listening to the sound of the gun, the second Sentry, WDR Edward Namanya got here to determine the reason for taking pictures. Sadly, he was too shot useless by Otim,” Commissioner of Prisons. Baine mentioned in an announcement dated 31 October, 2022.

He added that after the incident, Otim tried to commit suicide however failed. He was then subdued by different employees on obligation and detained.

“Police was known as in instantly, took over the crime scene, reveals and the culprits for additional administration. Late Abwot hails from Laroo sub county, Gulu district and the late Namanya is from Rwamucucu sub county, Rukiga district,” mentioned Baine.


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