Police Constable shoots woman friend after misunderstanding.


Police in Karenga district has kicked off investigations in the alleged shooting of a 22-year-old woman in the leg after a misunderstanding.

Mike Longole, the Mt. Moroto region acting police spokesperson confirmed the incident identifying the suspect as Peter Emalu Police Constable (PC) in Karenga district.

Longole, says the victim, a one Paska Nakwang was allegedly shot by PC Peter Emalu attached to Kapedo Town council ASTU detachment in Karenga district.

Police have urged angry residents to remain calm to allow inquiries into the matter go on.

Longole says the incident occurred at the couple’s residence. Nakwang was rushed to Karenga health centre IV and is currently on treatment.

Police say, Emalu has been arrested and his gun kept as exhibit.