Corporal Omara Denis, an LDU commander attached to Ganda detach under the influence of alcohol opened fire on his colleagues. The injured are now undergoing treatment at Mulago hospital.
According to a UPDF statement, the incident happened on Monday morning at Ganda in Nansana Municipality. The army also identified the shooter as L/CPL Dennis Omara.
Military authorities have also commenced investigations into the shooting.
Full statement Below
”We are investigating an unfortunate incident this morning. 11/01/2021. where one of our soldiers, L/Cpl Omara Denis Awillo has shot and killed four people.
Two Local Detence Unit personnel, one civilian and one police special constable (SPC) at Ganda, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district.
The culprit was also gunned down in self defense and to stop his wanton action. We condemn the outrageous act of the lower
Commander against his subordinates.
‘We also extend our sincere condolences to those whose life have been taken and grieve with the
Joint investigations have commenced to ascertain what prompted the Junior Non Commissioned Officer (JNCO) to shoot his colleagues.
The statement further adds that the army will give details to the public as they ascertain.
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