Labour Minister Engola shot dead


The State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Col (rtd) Charles Okello Engola has been shot dead this morning by his body guard from his home in Kyanja, a Kampala suburb.

While speaking to the media today ICT minister Dr Chris Baryomunsi dentified the body guard  as  private Sabiit Wilson he told the journalists that pt Wilson shot the minister injured his aide before turning the gun on himself.

The Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire confirmed the incident.

Owoyesigire told our reporter in a brief telephone interview that he received information saying a soldier has shot his boss,.

The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Anita Among, also confirmed the minister’s death while presiding over the plenary session this morning.

Ms Among said that this morning, she received sad news that Hon Engola has been shot by his bodyguard and after, shot himself.