MASAKA – A Local Defence Unit (LDU) personnel who shot dead a boda boda rider and a pregnant woman in Masaka Town has also been gunned down.
The incident happened at about 1.15pm along Elgin Street in Masaka Municipality when Private Robert Miyaga pulled the trigger against Edward Musaasizi and Jacqueline Asasira.
Ms Maurine Namubiru, a witness, said the suspect opened fire and after killing the man, he fled the scene while shooting in the air to scare away people from chasing him.
However, he was later put out of action by UPDF soldiers.
The woman got injured by the bullet and was also rushed to a clinic to receive medical treatment but died shortly after.
Army spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire confirmed the incident and said a press statement would be released shortly.
However, witnesses said that the LDU personnel suspected that the duo had an affair.
More details to follow….