Police Constable Muchasi number 25377 who is on the run had gone to effect the arrest of Mubangizi
Police in Ibanda is investigating circumstances under which Police constable Muchasi Fred an officer attached to Kicuzi Police Post shot dead Galaciano Mubangizi aged 32.
Police Constable Muchasi number 25377 who is on the run had gone to effect the arrest of Mubangizi who had just been reported at the police post being accused of threatening violence.
The incident took place in Mahuha cell, Kicuzi sub county, Ibanda district at 4:00am today morning. It is alleged that the deceased was shot in the head after he resisted arrest according to an eye witness who preferred anonymity.
The Ibanda district Police Commander Dennis Ochama said the search for Muchasi who has gone into hiding is on, but they had detained Sgt. Adriano Mweteise who had gone with MUchasi to arrest the deceased to help in investigations.
A postmortem carried out at Ruhoko Health IV indicated that Mubangizi’s skull was shattered by the bullet.
The body of the deceased was handed over to the relatives for burial.