By Our Reporter
The Inspector General of Police has ordered a thorough investigation into an incident in which a police officer is suspected to have shot and killed a civilian after an argument over a motor accident.
According to eye witnesses, the two had a brief argument after Owor who was driving a Premio vehicle knocked the front of Ssebyala’s car on Saturday.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga revealed that on August 13, the victim Brian Sebyala had packed his car a Silver grey Reg No UAK 398D waiting for a friend when an approaching vehicle a Premio silver grey No UBG 1979 knocked him from the front in Kirya Municipality on Saturday.
“We later established the car to be of the ASP Lameck Owor a resident of Kirinya. The deadly force that was used by this officer was unjustified.” Enanga said
Police recovered a pistol with one bullet missing and upon thorough examinations made inside the suspect’s moto vehicle police found a cartridge which accounts for the for the fourteenth bullet.
Another eye witness revealed that during the argument between the two, he heard Owor threatening to shoot so he went under cover. He later heard a gun shoot and Owor’s immediate leave.
” I saw him leave and thought he shot in the air only to see Brian lying down with a shot in his neck.” He revealed.