Bukwo District CAO Ogwang Shot Dead, Vehicle Burnt To Ashes

Bukwo District CAO Ogwang Shot Dead, Vehicle Burnt To Ashes

By Ivan Mwine

The country has woken up to great shock following the brutal murder of a senior government official identified as Charles Ogwang, who was the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Bukwo District.

According to a statement issued by ASP Luke Owoyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Public Relations Officer, the Police at Kasangati are investigating circumstances under Ogwang was murdered and his official vehicle a double-cabin pickup registration number UG 0865 Z burnt by the attackers.

CAO Charles Ogwang’s vehicle was burnt to ashes by the killers

“The incident was reported to Police by locals at 23:09hrs on 08/07/2022 after they heard gunshots at Kiryowa, Mabanda, Bombo Road near Banu Petrol station,” Owoyesigire said.

He added that; “The officers from Both Matuga and Kasangati police stations rushed to the scene only to find the car on fire. The Police fire prevention and rescue services responded and managed to extinguish the burning vehicle.”

According to Owoyesigire, it is alleged that while Ogwang was travelling in the said motor vehicle , unidentified assailants shot at him several times causing injuries to him.

First responders from a nearby clinic had to rush him to Bombo Military Hospital where he succumbed to the bullet injuries this morning at around 4:00Am.

The police are however still conducting investigations into the murder to establish the motive of the attackers and arrest them such that they can be brought to book to answer for their crimes.


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