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Man storms police station, attempts to grab gun from officer

Police in Kabalagala have detained a man and remanded to Luzira Upper Prison for attempting to steal a gun from an officer, one Osbert Tubenawe on duty at Kasawe Police station (FILE PHOTO)

KAMPALA – Police in Kabalagala, à City suburb, has arrested a man for attacking and assaulting a police officer. The suspect aged 30 is accused of attacking with an iron bar and assaulting a police officer No 67363 PPC Osbert Tubenawe attached to Kasawe police Station on Thursday night.

Police alleges that the suspect entered Kasawe Police Station, lied to the officers there was a woman being attacked at a nearby school in need of help a move aimed at diverting the alertness of officers.

Two officers responded leaving others on guard however the suspect pounced on the officer with an aim to grab a gun.

He was however saved by his colleague who was guarding the parking yard. The officers overpowered the suspect and had the situation under control very quickly.

The suspect was arrested, detained at Kabalagala Police Station vide SD. REF 04/28/06/2018 and has been remanded to Luzira Upper Prison.

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