Policeman allegedly shoots himself dead at Nsambya barracks

He added that all had been exhibited and body taken to city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.

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Rest in peace: Coporal Drandi George is believed to have shot himself dead on Monday morning. COURTESY PHOTO.

Police in Kabalagala is investigating a case of suspected suicide committed by a an officer attached to Very Important Persons Protection Unit (VIPPU).

According to Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Police, Coporal Drandi George (No.25017) allegedly shot himself dead today (24/01/2022) at about 4am inside his place of residence at Nsambya Police Barracks.

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Owoyesigyire said investigating teams had visited the scene of crime and had been able to recover the rifle that had been assigned to the deceased. It had 29 rounds of ammunition.

He added that all had been exhibited and body taken to city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.

It’s not yet known why Mr Drandi George could have taken away his life. However, Owoyesigyire in a brief statement revealed more details would be communicated in due course.

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