The Territorial Police in Kira division and Bweyogerere are investigating circumstances under which a 26-year-old, a boda boda was injured as he attempted to sneak into the family home of his girlfriend at around 3am.
According to the police spokesperson, SCP Enanga Fred, the occupants called police at Bbuto, who responded to the disturbance call, about a stranger or suspected criminal who was trying to break the small gate into the home of Kaweesi Rosette, a staff at Mukono General Hospital.
“They found a man trying to climb over the wall fence, and shot him on the left leg, they arrested him immediately after,” said Enanga.
He went on and said that the occupants of the home came out and identified the stranger, as Ddiro Michael, a 26-year-old boda boda rider of Bukerere village, and a boyfriend to Namata Margret, a 26-year-old niece to Miss Rosette.
“The circumstances clearly show that the victim knew the home and could have gained access into the home. I urge such young adults to avoid such risky behaviors, especially at night,” Enanga added.
He went to warn young adults in relationships that sneaking into your partners home or family home, is dangerous, because they can easily be perceived to be a strangers or suspected criminals, with a potential threat of harming the victims.
The victim is out of danger and recovering well.