Full statement: Police speaks out on how their officers were attacked and killed by unknown assailants in Luweero

Police has spoken out on the incident where their officers were attacked!. #WhisperEyeNews #UgandaNews #Uganda

Police has come out to explain detailed circumstances that saw unknown men attack and kill their officers.

Full Statement:

The IGP has strongly condemned the senseless act of violent attack against police officers manning the traffic checkpoint at Kiwumpa village, Kiwumpa parish, Luwero subcounty in Luwero district.

The preliminary information gathered indicates that at around 12.00 noon, a group of assailants armed with machetes, emerged from both sides of the checkpoint in a coordinated manner, and attacked the two field force officers, who were armed and providing security to 4 other officers, at the checkpoint. The assailants hacked PC Josephat Twinamatsiko on the head and face. His colleague PC Busingye Ronald was cut at the back. Both their guns were robbed immediately.

The assailants proceeded and set fire, using petrol, on a parked lorry Fuso box body which got mechanical problem on the 24.07.2022 at around 3pm and was undergoing repairs. And thereafter, escaped from the scene and jumped into a waiting getaway vehicle around Kiwumpa Church of Uganda primary school and fled the area.

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