Police officer commits suicide after attempting to kill his boss

Kassanda – A police officer attached to Makokoto Police Post in Kassanda District has shot himself dead after attempting to murder a colleague.

The deceased has been identified as PC Alex Kitiyo, a 47-year-old male adult and resident of Makokoto Trading Center in Kassanda.

It’s alleged that on Wednesday morning at approximately 5:00 am, PC Kitiyo woke up and fired several shots into the room of his superior officer, Inspector of Police John Kakooza, without uttering any words.

“Following the incident, PC Kitiyo returned to his own room, sat on his bed, and subsequently took his own life,” said Racheal Kawala the police spokesperson Wamala region in a statement on Wednesday.

Kawala noted that the task team has visited and thoroughly documented the scene of the crime.

She said police are currently in the process of obtaining relevant statements to aid in the ongoing investigation.