Unknown armed men have struck again this time shooting and killing a UPDF soldier was guarding at Ambercourt road with in Gadafi barracks. They also made off with two guns .
The deceased has been identified as RA 110575 sgt eyagu simon peter a updf soldier attached to Gadafi army barracks jinja.
According to police , the deceased was deployed together with L/Cpl Kibirige Norico to guard at small gate of Ambercourt road with in Gadafi barracks. At around 7.50pm L/CPL Kibirige Norico left the guard to go and buy a drink-leaving his gun with the deceased (sgt Eyagu Simon Peter.) Shortly after L/CPL Kibirige had moved about 30-40 meters, he had the deceased screaming for help. On coming back, he found the deceased lying lifeless without the guns he left him with.
“The deceased was dressed in an army green t-shirt, and full combat of army camouflage. The body had three fresh suspected bullet wounds around the right and left shoulders. It was also noted that two rifle with yet unestablished rounds of ammunition were taken,” Police said in a statement .
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