Boda Boda rider killed after stabbing a Police Officer who impounded his motorcycle

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Boda Boda rider killed after stabbing a Police Officer who impounded his motorcycle. Whisper Eye News

The territorial police of Katwe are investigating cases of attempted murder and murder that took place yesterday 11th June 2021, evening.

It is alleged that Police Constable Menjah Ismail while on duty enforcing guidelines on curfew, he impounded a motorcycle registration number UDM 272M a roundabout at Kibuye.

A reliable source told Whisper Eye News, that the rider turned violent and stabbed the officer several times in the stomach and chest near the lungs.

Afande Menjah sustained more injuries on the elbow, collar bone, and neck.

A civilian only identified as Masuddi sustained injuries on the hand as he was rescuing PC Menjah.

Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire has confirmed the incident.

“PC Menjah was rushed to Malcom Medical Centre where he got first aid. Later, he was referred to Iran-Ugandan Hospital at Naguru for advanced medical treatment,” says ASP Luke Owoyesigyire.

“The police responded at the scene after rushing the colleague to Malcom but found that the rider, who had escaped from the scene was cornered by the community and beaten,” he explained.

The suspect later succumbed to the injuries sustained during mob justice.

According to ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, a team of police officers visited the scene for investigations.

“Statements have been recorded and knife allegedly used to stab PC Menjah was recovered and exhibited,” Afande Luke said.

The body of the deceased was later taken to Kampala Capital City Authority mortuary at Mulago for a postmortem.

PC Menjah is undergoing treatment but still in a critical condition as investigations take course for final conclusion.


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