A blood-chilling video on Friday, May 12, emerged on social media, showing the last moment when a police constable shot dead a businessman who had issued him with a loan.
The deceased also served as manager of the credit company.In a viral video, the officer is seen talking to the manager while inside the room, with an AK-47 in his hands. He is then seen firing on the wall before the turned the gun on the manager and shot him more than once, killing him on the spot.
“He first shot in the ground scaring away everyone before he turned the gun to the deceased. Five cartridges have been recovered from the scene,” an eyewitness told the media.
According to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, the police had borrowed a loan from the lender, but he was not satisfied with the interest he was supposed to pay to the lender.
“Available information is that the client, Police Constable Ivan Wabwire first came on Thursday and met the director and manager of TFS financial services to get calculations after getting two loans one being deducted from his salary.
“It is also said that they calculated for him and it was around shs2.13 million, (which is about 78,345.41 Kenyan shilling). He came back today and started arguing with one of the workers leading to the shooting,” Onyango said.
It is said that the incident lasted not more than five minutes and the guards saw the police officer move out of the building before he jumped on a boda boda.
He would later drop the gun at the Central Police Station in Kampala.