Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson has confirmed the incident saying both the police officer and the suspect have been rushed to the same hospital, Kagadi General hospital, where they are being treated for the injuries they sustained.
Elwelu is accused of shooting dead Anita Namukisa Tumusiime during the victory party Shadrack Muhumuza, the Kizirafumbi Sub county LC 3 Chairperson elect in Kikuube district. The incident happened on Sunday night at around 11 pm.
Trouble started following a quarrel in the police cells. Alaku, who was on guard duty reportedly rushed to see what was happening. He opened the door to the cells to see what was happening but the suspects started fighting him.
Christopher Happy, the Hima town council Deputy Mayor who was known to the deceased, says residents were alerted by the gunshot and moments later saw police officers taking measurements at the suicide scene.
The bar was hosting scores of sports fans who were watching a Champions League game between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germaine PSG. In the company of Kenneth Nkurunziza, a Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF soldier attached to 35 Battalion at Nyakabande, Okotto ordered for the immediate closure of the bar.
According to the Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, Tukamushaba while armed with a panga attempted to access Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge in Rubuguri town council where Byaruhanga had been deployed to guard.
It all started when a fight broke out between two boda boda riders only identified as Hussein and Agondeza over unidentified woman in Mpaija Village Busiisi division Hoima Municipality on Sunday Night.
The incident occurred at around 7 pm opposite Voice of Kigezi building when a police officer identified as John Bosco Monday, shot Ronald Taremwa, a senior three student at Rock High School. One other person identified as Medard Tukwasibwe was injured.
A man in Gulu has this morning disarmed a Police officer and shot himself dead. The man has been identified as Paul Munu (30). He shot himself at the United Nation Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) offices as he reported for duty.
The incident took place Wednesday at Marol Market in Bor town at 4;00pm. The policeman who is currently under detention reportedly opened fire killing three Ugandans on the spot and wounding another unidentified Ugandan. A south Sudan national who was nursing injuries also later died.
On Wednesday, Ronald Sande, a resident of Kyenjojo town council died under unclear circumstances while in detention at Kyenjojo Police Station. Sande had been arrested together with a group on five other people during an operation conducted by security agencies in Kyenjojo town. Itâ€™s alleged that the deceased and the suspects were found in possession of rolls of opium.