prison warder murders two colleagues in Buikwe


BUIKWE– A prison warder has shot two of his colleagues at Bugungu Y.O Prison in Buikwe district.

The culprit is Otim Jacob, a warder for the Uganda Prisons Service who work122-0s at Bugungu Y.O

Frank Baine uganda prison’s spokesperson identified the deceased warders as Namanya Edward, 29, and wardress Abwot Eunice, 25

In a statement released this afternoon it is reported that Otim Jacob shot and killed two of his workmates.

According to Baine  this happened  today morning at 07:15 am when warder Otim Jacob signed a gun to go for general duties only to head to the Sentry where wardress Abwot Eunice was working and shot her dead.

On hearing the sound of the gun, the second Sentry, warder Namanya Edward came to establish the cause of the shooting, unfortunately, he was too shot dead .

Frank Baine said, Otim attempted to commit suicide after shooting his fellow officers.

However Baine adds that he  was then subdued by other staff on duty and detained.

He further disclosed that the police was called in immediately, and took over the crime scene.

Baine did not reveal the cause of the shooting.

The deceased, Abwoti  was born in Gulu district Laroo sub-county ,while  Namanya, hails from Rwamacucu sub-county in Rukiga district .