A Police officer who went missing on Wednesday in Kalangala District has been found dead in Funve Central Government Forest Reserve on Bubembe Island in Mazinga Sub-County.
Emmanuel Elweu reportedly disappeared when he went for patrol in Funve forest reserve together with Idris Nassur and Geoffrey Mbabazi, the Forest supervisor in Kyamuswa County.
His lifeless body was found yesterday morning with in the middle of Funve forest reserve together with his gun.
Police have since picked up more than 25 suspects for interrogation in connection to the murder.
Salongo Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Spokesperson, says some goons attacked the officer while on duty in Funve Reserve Forest.
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He says one of the suspects he identifies as Ibrahim Damba, who was shot in the thigh by the officer is under close monitoring at Kalangala Health Center IV.
Damba told reporters at the hospital that the officers often charge them between Shillings 200,000 and 500,000 to allow them in the Forest Reserve.END.