Kagadi, Uganda | URN | A private security guard working with Security Group Africa (SGA), Dickens Ogwoko, 27, has been arrested in Kagadi town council over accusations of shooting dead his work colleague.
Kagadi District Police Commander, Moses Muzima Kiconco has confirmed and identified the suspect as Dickens Ogwoko, 27, from Security Group Africa (SGA).
He is accused of shooting his colleague Barbra Kiiza, 28, from the same security firm and resident of Kiryaba Bugambe sub county in Kikuube district.
According to Muzima, Ogwoko opened fire on his colleague at Stanbic Bank-Kagadi branch in Kagadi town around 2:30 pm on Sunday 17, July 2022 afternoon.
He says that police officers from Kagadi Central Police Station responded to the gunshots and intercepted the suspect before he flee the scene.
Muzima says it is still unclear why Ogwoko decided to open fire on his colleague.
Unconfirmed reports from eyewitnesses indicate that the private security guard, Dickens Ogwoko accused his colleague of reporting late at work.
The deceased’s body is lying at the Kagadi general hospital mortuary pending postmortem.