Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers shot and injured a traffic officer on Kira road who was trying to tow a military vehicle that was involved in an accident in Ntinda, a Kampala.
Police Constable Robert Mukebezi, was seated on the passenger side of a breakdown truck that was towing a military Toyota Prado TX that had knocked a signpost of Kobil at Ntinda when they were intercepted by UPDF soldiers in a double cabin vehicle with military registration number plates at Ntinda traffic lights.
Someone shot a traffic officer on Kira road following a minor accident this morning. What awaits such a rash, negligent & intentional act, #Osirike.
— AIGP Asan Kasingye (@AKasingye) January 16, 2022
The soldiers allegedly dragged the bleeding officer out of the vehicle and dumped him on the ground before ordering the driver of the breakdown to drive the wreckage to Mbuya.
The injured officer was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital Mulago in a critical condition.