A thug has been shot dead at Gulu University Kitgum branch.
Gulu University deputy spokesperson James Ojok Onono confirmed the incident on Monday.
The assailant was shot by security guards attached to Saracen Uganda Limited.
He broke into Gulu University Kitgum Branch offices in Pandwong Division, Kitgum Municipality.
He reportedly stole an office chair from the administration office.
Onono said one of the thugs escaped but the University is liaising with the police to arrest him.
The deceased body has been taken to Kitgum General Hospital morgue for a postmortem.