“He was driving towards his gate when he was attacked."
Former Kiira municipality Mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa (pictured), has been admitted at Naksero hospital after a scuffle at his home with unknown assailants, who reportedly shot at him Wednesday night.
Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, said the assailants attacked Mamerito as he parked near his home gate in Kiira division.
"He was driving towards his gate when he was attacked," said Kayima.
"He found the assailants near his home. He was also armed. Good enough he overpowered them during the scuffle.
"One shot at him but didn't get him. The assailants fled, and we are hunting for them. He is right now in hospital at Nakasero," said the police spokesperson.