Police officer who shot Indian money lender dead arrested


NEWS– The Police Officer who shot and killed an Indian at Rajja Chambers has been arrested.

On 12th May 2023 at around 12:30pm at Raja Chambers along Parliamentary Avenue, one UTTAM BHANDARI an Indian by Nationality and the director of TFS financial services was shot dead by allegedly a Police officer only identified as No.67029 PC Wabwire Ivan.

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson SP Patrick Onyango, a joint team of security traced the suspect to Busia district.

On 13th May 2023 Onyango say Flying Squad Unit  joined the territorial police of Busia and on 14th May 2023 at around 7am, Wabwire Ivan was arrested in Busia Municipality at Customs by a joint team commanded by the DPC Busia SP Didas Byaruhanga.

Wabwire Ivan 30, a police officer attached to CPS Kampala is currently detained at CPS Busia pending transfer  to CPS Kampala.

“We want to thank the officers who worked for the last 42 hours to ensure that Wabwire is arrested” says Onyango