Police officer, Lamech Owor who was arrested for shooting dead a businessman in Namugongo after he knocked his vehicle, has been remanded to Luzira prison until October 6.
Owor was a traffic officer at Mukono police who was attached to Kawempe police station as an ICT officer in charge of the CCTV cameras. It is alleged that on August 13, Owor shot dead Bryan Ssebyala a resident of Nsawo Zone, Namugongo in Wakiso.
Court records indicate that on the night of August 13, Ssebyala, parked his silver grey Vista vehicle, registration number, UAK 398D, while waiting for a friend.
A few moments later, his car was knocked by the driver of a silver Premio, registration number UBE 179F, who was later established, to be ASP Owori, a resident of Kito “B” Kirinya, Wakiso district.
Police said that Owor simply drove off to his home from where he was arrested, and his impounded vehicle was found with a scratch on the front part following the impact.
In addition, a police pistol was also recovered and exhibited with only 13 rounds. One bullet was found missing and a bullet cartridge recovered from inside Owor's vehicle.
State attorney Kate Basuuta told court that investigations are almost complete and asked for 3 more weeks to enable the police to conclude its inquiries. She said that the case file shall be complete at the next court sitting for the suspect to be committed to the High court for trial.