Police in Mukono is hunting for unknown gunmen who attacked the former Mukono Municipality mayor Johnson Muyanja on Wednesday night.
It is alleged that gunmen who were using a boda boda waylaid the ex-mayor as he was coming from his campaigns in Katosi and shot at him with the intention of killing him.
Muyanja who travelling in his Prado number UAK 612F survived narrowly because he had changed his sitting position in the car.
Muyanja is battling with Rev. Peter Bakaluba Mukasa for the Mukono South MP seat.