Police in Kampala are searching for five unidentified thugs who allegedly shot and killed two people at Zana Cell, Bunamwaya- Makindye Ssebagabo in Wakiso district.
Luke Owoyesigire the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson says the incident happened at around 10:45pm on Monday night.
The deceased have been identified as Naluwadde Harriet 33 years, a mobile money agent and her worker Nakabubi Moreen 25 years both residents of Zana Cell.
The duo was shot dead by 5 thugs travelling on motorcycles who also robbed them of unspecified amount of money.
According to Owoyesigire, the women were shot near their shop while heading home.
“We want to thank the area police (Kirimanyanga police post) for responding in time and the 999 patrol for coordinating the search for the thugs” Owoyesigire says.
He adds that investigations into the matter continue. He also appealed to members of the public who have any information about the shooting to inform the police and ensure the culprits are apprehended to face the wrath of the law.
Owoyesigire says such information should be reported to nearby police posts in confidence.