Police probing incident in which Bukwo District CAO was shot, his car set ablaze

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Police at Kasangati are investigating circumstances under which the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Bukwo District Ogwang Charles was shot and the vehicle he was travelling in set ablaze.

According to the Deputy spokesperson KMP Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident was reported to Police on Friday 08/07/2022 at 11:09PM after locals heard gunshots at Kiryowa, Mabanda, Bombo Road near Banu Petrol station.

Owoyesigyire says the officers from Both Matuga and Kasangati police stations rushed to the scene only to find the car on fire. The Police fire prevention and rescue services responded and managed to extinguish the burning vehicle.

It is alleged that while Ogwang Charles was travelling in the said motorvehicle, unidentified assailants shot at him several times causing injuries to him, first responders from a near by clinic had to rush him to Bombo Military Hospital where he succumbed to the bullet injuries at around 4am .

Police says an inquiry has kicked off to investigate the murder with hope of identifying the assailants and knowing their motive.

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