A police officer in Katakwi district has shot and killed three people before drowning himself in a river.
According to deputy police spokesman, Patrick Onyango, Police Constable Alfred Otto Omara, committed the act following an argument with his girlfriend, Esther Anyaiti, on Tuesday.
Otto, attached to Kapugani Anti-stock Theft Police Detach, was then summoned by the Officer-In-Charge of the Detach OC Lillian Nanduttu to resolve the misunderstanding with his girlfriend [Anyaiti].
“In the middle of the meeting Otto lost his temper and shot the OC, his girlfriend, another police officer Julius Eremu.”
He further injured another unidentified person on the leg.
Otto then fled the scene with his gun only for his body to be recovered on Wednesday morning in River Bisina.
Onyango said the four bodies were taken to Katakwi Health Centre 1V.