Police in Kampala is hunting down unknown assailants who opened fire on opened fire on Kensington Police Post in Kyanja, Nakawa Division around 1 am on Monday morning.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the goons fired two rounds, shuttering the window pane at the police post, putting locals in the area under total fear. No injuries were registered.
“We have not registered any injury or death in the shooting because our officers were on alert and responded well by chasing them,” he said.
Owoyesigyire states that the joint security joint teams are retrieving footage from near the area as investigations into the attack commence.
“The teams are currently retrieving the footage from the security cameras that can help in tracking the assailants,” Owoyesigyire noted.
Grace Kamoga, the LC I Chairperson of Walufumbe Zone in Kyanja, says that attack moreover on the police post has triggered fear among the residents.
“We call upon the police to tighten security in this area because the post could be attacked again. We don’t want the Busika scenario to happen in this area where we lose people. They were two but they could be part of a bigger group,” Kamoga said.
This incident comes barely two weeks after unidentified gunmen raided Busika police station in Luwero district and killed two police officers dead, injuring two others, before robbing two guns.