Uganda’s Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Col Charles Okello Engola (retd) was reportedly killed by his bodyguard.
Engola, who was the Deputy Minister for Gender and Labour, was shot dead on Tuesday, May 2 at his home in a Kampala suburb.
Police spokesperson, Fred Enaga, disclosed that the minister was shot at his residence in Kyanja, at close range, while entering his vehicle to go to work.
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Enaga identified the bodyguard as Private Wilson Sabiti.
The police said Sabiti fled from the scene to the trading centre at Kyanja, Ring Road, where he also shot himself dead.
Enaga said a team of detectives was dispatched to the crime scene for further investigations to establish the motive of the shooting.
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