By Spy Uganda
The IGP has strongly condemned the senseless and violent attack on Busiika Police Station which occurred on 31.10.2022, at around 7.30 pm, by a group of armed assailants who shot and killed two police officers on duty.
The assailants also injured two others and thereafter took off with two guns.
The facts gathered indicate, that the assailants who were about 7, emerged from 3 different sides, two in front and one from behind fully armed with a pistol and guns.
They shot and killed, D/IP Wagaluka Alex, the in-charge CID and PC Ongol Moses, both attached to Busiika Police station.
Police further noted that during the attack, the assailants injured two other police officers, who included; PC Ochom Adrian and PC Odama Stephen who remain in critical condition.
Both injured victims were rushed to Bombo Military General Hospital for further medical treatment. They also burnt several case files and attempted to burn the station.
”The fire was, however, successfully put off by the community at Busiika Town Council. We do applaud the efforts of all persons who responded and saved the police station,” says Police.
Police further added that although the motive of the assailants is not yet determined, the fact that they killed, injured and robbed two guns, clearly reveals how they targeted guns, police personnel and the facility.
Police also revealed that ”the scene was cordoned off by forensic experts for thorough documentation. A pistol that fell as the assailants fled from the scene, was recovered and will be subjected to further ballistic examination.
”Our specialist task teams are working diligently to identify and apprehend the suspects behind the deadly attack. We shall not rest until when they are arrested and brought to book. In addition, an emergency alert and deployment of extra manpower, has taken place.”