Territorial police in Kassanda are investigating circumstances under which a police constable shot himself dead.

The shooting incident occurred at Makokoto police post Makokoto Sub County in Kassanda District.

Rachael Kawala, the Police spokesperson for Wamala region said the deceased is No.1037 PC Kitiyo Alex, a 47-year old   resident of Makokoto Trading Center, and a police officer attached to Makokota Police post in Kassanda district.

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“Preliminary facts indicate that today 24/5/2023 at about 500am at Makokota trading centre Police constable Kitiyo woke up and shot several bullets into the room of his in-charge police post Inspector of police John Kakooza while not talking anything, then he later returned   to his room sat on his bed and shot himself dead,” she said in a statement.

She noted that the scene of crime has been visited and documented by our task team. Relevant statements are being recorded to guide the investigation.

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