A suspected thug was shot dead in the wee hours of Monday morning in a botched robbery at Uganda Oxygen Limited on 7th street in Kampala’s industrial. Patrick Onyango, the spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan police identifies the deceased as Zadin Yasin.
A guard at the Uganda Oxygen Limited premises, who declined to be identified, explains that the deceased together with five others broke into the building at about 2:00am. According to the guard, he shot warning shots to scare away the robbers in vain.
He says one of the robbers attempted to grab his gun forcing his colleague to open fire killing Yasin on the spot. He says the remaining thugs fled off into hiding.
Patrick Onyango, the spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan police says they have launched investigations to find the remaining suspects and the reason for the break-in. Uganda Oxygen Limited deals in gas supplies.