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Another Police officer shoots self dead

Man Jose Kayima

Police in Kassanda district has started investigations into circumstances under which one of their own allegedly shot himself dead.

The deceased identified as Police Constable, Alex Kitiyo shot himself at Makokoto police post

The incident was confirmed by Wamala region police spokesperson, APS Racheal Kawala

“Preliminary facts indicate that today at about 5:00 am at Makokota trading centre Police constable Kitiyo woke up and shot several bullets into the room of his in charge police post Inspector of Police John Kakooza while not talking anything, then he later returned to his room sat on his bed and shot himself dead,” Kawala said as quoted by Nile Post

She said the scene was visited and documented by police whereas relevant statements are being recorded to guide investigations.

Previous incidents
In the past, there have been several incidents of police officers taking their own life.

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