Ugandan State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Charles Okello Engola was shot dead by his bodyguard at his home in Kampala on Monday May 1, 2023.
The shocking incident was confirmed by the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, who announced the news during a plenary session.
The bodyguard reportedly shot himself after shooting the minister. Security personnel have cordoned off the crime scene, and investigations are ongoing.
The motive behind the shooting is yet to be established.