Police at Bukomansimbi has shot dead a man for vandalizing an Airtel telecom company mast in the area.
Paul Ssemakula a resident of Zana, Kampala has been shot dead by police officers after finding him red-handedly vandalizing Airtel telecom company mast in Bukomansimbi, town council, in Bukomansimbi district.
Semakula’s trouble started when a security guard at the mast identified as job Okello called police to inform them about a robbery that was going on at the mast seeking for police intervention.
It is alleged that Ssemakula and his accomplices who managed to escape attacked the area where the mast was established at about 2pm in the night removing several dish from the mast before police arrived.
Preliminary investigations indicate that Ssemakula is one of the technicians who have been working at the mast though he was killed in a robbery at his workplace.
Noah Sseunjogi the Southern Region Police Spokesperson has confirmed the incident saying that police managed to recover a vehicle Fuso Registration number UAG 690G in which the vandals were traveling in.
He says that police also has arrested one of the people who were found at the mast at the time of the robbery to help police with investigations into the matter.