Police in Kampala have started investigations into circumstances under which a private security guard was hacked by unknown assailants and gun taken.
According to Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident happened at around 7:30pm in Magere cell in Kasangati on Monday.
“A security guard belonging to GKO security company was attacked while heading to his beat and cut by unidentified assailants at about 7:30 PM in Magere cell, Kasangati and his gun taken,”Owoyesigyire said.
He noted that on information, the police team responded and took the guard to Mulago hospital for treatment while the search for the gun has commenced.
The development comes on the backdrop of the rise in attacks on security personnel by unknown assailants for guns.
Earlier this month, armed assailants attacked Busiika Police station in Luweero district in an incident that happened at around 7pm.
Source: Nile Post