Police have in a statement confirmed the arrest of PC Ivan Wabwire the officer who ruthlessly gunned down an Indian businessman and money lender Uttam Bandari on May 12.
Wabwire, an alleged mentally depressed police officer was being owed UGX 2,130,000 by the deceased money lender. He however ran beserk and decided to gun down the Indian national after an altercation over the transfer of the loan to another bank.
Wabwire has according to reports been captured in neighboring Kenya and is currently being detained at Busia Police station in Uganda.
“He had allegedly crossed over to Kenya, but he has been arrested and is currently being held at Busia Police Station,” the Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson, ASP Luke Owoyesigyire told media on Sunday.
Another police officer known as Mulambo who owned the killer gun is also in police custody.