COVID-19: Two shot for defying presidential directives

One of the victims, Alex Oryem, was shot in the leg. PHOTO BY JESSICA SABANO

What you need to know:

  • Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, Mr Patrick Onyango, said the two were shot after they allegedly tried to attack a police officer.

Two people are admitted to hospital after they were shot by police officers deployed to enforce President Museveni’s suspension of public transport in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Alex Olyem and Kasim Ssebude who are currently admitted to Mukono general hospital were shot while riding on a motorcycle in Goma Division Mukono Municipality.
Oryem was shot in the leg while Ssebude was shot in the stomach. The two construction workers were travelling from Seeta to Namugongo when they were intercepted by police.

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