The victims who are currently nursing injuries at Kamuli general hospital include 25-year-old Joel Waiswa and Jackson Muzimba aged 30 years. They were allegedly shot on Wednesday by Jimmy Ebong, a security guard attached to Security Systems Limited.
The Police in Busoga North has arrested a security guard for shooting
and injuring two people in Kamuli District.
The victims who are currently nursing injuries at Kamuli general
hospital include 25-year-old Joel Waiswa and Jackson Muzimba aged 30 years.
They were allegedly shot on Wednesday at Kamuli Sugar Factory by Jimmy Ebong, a security guard
attached to Security Systems Limited
Muzimba says that he had a misunderstanding with Ebong who had
instructed him to ferry manure out of the factory premises, a request he
"We normally carry along manure after offloading cane
however, the client I received yesterday told me that, he was preparing his
land for food crops and therefore, didn't require any form of factory manure,
however, despite my explanations, Ebong refused to listen to me," he says.
Muzimba who sustained injuries in the left hand adds that Ebong
decided to shoot towards his truck after noticing that, he tried to force his
way out of the factory premises.
Waiswa says that he had parked his vehicle about five meters away
from Muzimba's truck when stray bullets from Ebong’s gun injured his right leg.
Officials at the sugar factory have since declined to comment
about the incident stressing that, the matter is being handled by police
The Busoga North Regional Police Commander, Bernard Akankwasa says
that Ebong is being detained at Kamuli central police station.