According to Owoyesigyire, Kasibante shot the intruders in self-defense to protect himself and property from the intruders. He says there were five intruders but three of them managed to get away.
Owoyesigyire Luke KMP Deputy PRO
The Nansana Police Division Field Force Unit-FFU Commander, Dennis
Nyanzi Kasibante shot dead two identified intruders on Saturday, URN has
The incident happened in the wee hours of Saturday
morning at Nabweru Road.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says
the deceased had entered the officer’s home using rudimentary weapons.
According to Owoyesigyire, Kasibante shot
the intruders in self-defense to protect himself and property from the
He says there were five intruders but three of them managed to get
“Five thugs attacked the commander of FFU Nansana division
they had harmers, sharp knives and master keys. After the attack the two were
moving away with the TV set and other items so he acted in defense and two were
put out of action,” Owoyesigyire said.
He explains that police has commenced investigations into the matter. There was
a one percent increase in house break-ins in the country last year compared to
At least 14,018 cases were recorded by the Criminal
Investigations Directorate (CID) in 2018 compared to 13,883 cases in 2017.
CID detectives took 3,100 cases to court out of which, 815
suspects were convicted, 50 were acquitted, 600 cases were dismissed for lack
of witnesses and disappearance of complainants.
Senior Staff Reporter
Joseph Kato is currently a Master's candidate at Makerere University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University, a Diploma in Journalism and he's also a graduate in Guidance and Counseling.