Yesterday, Kasangati residents were left in shock after armed people stormed their place and shot dead Jamil Muwonge.
Residents say that Jamil Muwonge first worked as a salon barber and later turned a boda boda rider.
Today poice issued a statement confirming the shooting and revealed that Jamil Muwonge was was part of a criminal gang that has been terrorizing people in and around Kasaganti areas.
Read Police Statement Below:
Police has shot and killed a notorious robber in Kasangati Town Council, Wakiso district.
The robber identified as Jamil Muwonge aka South Pole was part of a criminal gang that has been terrorozing people in and around Kasaganti areas.
The operation which was intelligence led happened today (29/4/2020) at around 1400 hours at Bulamu village, Kasaganti Town Council, Wakiso district.
Muwonge was first shot in the leg as one way to disable him but he tried to attack one of the police officers and he was shot dead by another officer in order to safe his colleague.
Other criminals fled away in the process and we are hunting for them.
We want to appreciate our officers for confronting the criminals who had become a problem to the residents.
The operation to get rid of these criminals is still ongoing and we are calling for cooperation from the public.
SP Patrick Onyango
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