Indian Businessman Shot Dead In Kampala

Indian Businessman Shot Dead In Kampala

Police in Kampala cordoned off Yako Bank at Raja Chambers after an Indian money lender was Friday afternoon shot and killed by a yet-to-be-identified gunman.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that the shooting happened at around 1 pm inside the bank which is located at Raja Chambers on Parliamentary Avenue a few meters from the Parliament of Uganda.

Eyewitnesses say a police officer identified as Ivan Wabwire shot and killed the bank employee initially had a misunderstanding before he pulled the trigger on Friday afternoon.

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The victim of the 1pm shooting was identified by relatives and friends as Uttam Bandari who has been  a brother to Raj, also a popular money lender in Kampala operating TSP Financial Services located at the basement of Raja Chambers.

The development comes on the backdrop of shootings that have happened in the previous weeks involving prominent persons like Isma Olaxxes , Minister for Gender and Labour, Col(Rtd) Charles Engola.

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