DEPRESSION: Kazo police officer shoots himself dead


Police in Kazo district is investigating circumstances under which one of their own shot himself dead on 16th April 2022.

The deceased has been identified as police constable Kash Joel Kiptai,25, attached to Kanoni police post where he was the Officer in Charge of Crime investigations.

According to the district police commander Kazo,ASP Lokoto John, the deceased woke up yesterday,had breakfast with colleagues & later went to town to buy meat, and was later found dead in his room.

Rise News Uganda has established that the deceased had financial related challenges at home and was depressed.


  1. Too bad for the force and the nation at large let the concerned authorities look into the welfare of these glant sons and daughters of this country it’s too much.


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