Guard kills university student ‘in heated argument’

Isaac Katagwa.

A security guard attached to Star React Security Guard Limited Wednesday night shot dead a third year student of Kampala University Jinja branch.

The deceased identified as Isaac Katagwa has been pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, tourism and leisure.

He was shot through his back at close range and died instantly at around 08:45pm near the administration block.

According to reports, the deceased had a heated argument with the guard before the shooting.

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The suspect is currently held at Jinja Central Police Station.

The deceased’s body was taken to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.

Katagwa had just buried his father on Saturday November 31, 2019 in Wakitaka Village, Mafubira Sub County in Jinja District.

Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, Diana Nandaula, told Daily Monitor the killer gun has been recovered.

Om interrogation, the guard claimed he suspected the deceased was a criminal.



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