The unidentified male thug had reportedly looted an office chair from the administration offices when the guards shot him, killing him on the spot.
Security guards attached to Saracen Uganda Limited on Monday
morning shot dead a thug who had broken into Gulu University Kitgum Branch
offices in Pandwong Division, Kitgum Municipality.
The unidentified male thug had reportedly stolen an office
chair from the administration office before the guards shot him.
James Ojok Onono, Gulu University Deputy Spokesperson
confirmed the incident to Uganda Radio Network - URN in an interview on Monday.
Onono says security reports indicate that initially two
thugs broke into the University’s campus on the fateful morning but one managed
to escape alive.
He notes that the incident is not the first citing that last
year, unknown thugs also broke into the same facility and made away with a
desktop computer containing important University information.
Onono says the University is liaising with the police to
ensure the culprit on the loose is arrested and brought to justice.
Robert Oken, the Officer In charge of Criminal Investigation
at Kitgum Central Police station says investigation into the incident have
The deceased body is currently at the Kitgum General
Hospital morgue pending postmortem and identification.
Bureau Chief, West Acholi