Video of the UPDF bodyguard Pte Wilson Sabiti walking around Kyanja firing gun shots in the air shortly after shooting and killing the Minister for Gender and Labour , Col(Rtd) Charles Engola has surfaced online.
According to reports, the bodyguard had had only spent one month protecting the minister.
“This particular bodyguard has not stayed with the minister for long. He has been his bodyguard only for about one month, Yesterday he(Col Engola) gave a speech. We organized the function together and caucused on what should be done together. The (Pte) Sabiti who shot him was with him yesterday at Namutumba and guarding him in his principal car. He was brought a month ago from Bombo to join the other bodyguards in the ministry who have been supporting him(minister” Betty Amongi told journalists.
“He has been a new bodyguard just like the many, the minister had since he had a lead car. It is unfortunate (that the incident happened) but we don’t know what the issue is but police will determine from collaborative statements,” Amongi said.
However, it is alleged by some sources that, the bodyguard shot and killed the Minister over non-paid salaries.
VIDEO OF THE BODYGUARD SHOOTING IN THE AIR.
Pte Wilson Sabiti After shooting his boss, Hon. Col (rtd) Charles Okello Engola, pic.twitter.com/rmfqYOkeU8— Hon Mwesigye Frank (@MwesigyeFranks) May 2, 2023