Police in Kampala, Uganda are investigating a case in which a private security guard allegedly shot himself dead Thursday morning, bringing the number to four in just five days.
Rogers Atuhaire attached to SGA Security Company is alleged to have shot himself dead at around 9am at Nakasero III parish, Kampala central division.
According to an initial report from Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson, ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the deceased was discovered dead by his colleague, a day guard who had arrived for duty.
He said police found Atuhaire lying in a pool of blood, with a bullet wound visible on his throat, which had penetrated through his head.
“Investigations have revealed that Atuhaire was working alongside Mary Namumanya for the night duty. As part of the investigation process, witness statements have been recorded, and relevant exhibits have been recovered,” ASP Owoyesgyire added.
Six people have been detained for questioning to assist in the ongoing investigations.
Atuhaire is the fourth security guard to die by shooting in just five days.
According to a report from Daily Monitor Uganda, another guard attached to another private security firm was arrested on murder charges after he allegedly shot and killed a colleague in Tororo District in eastern Uganda.