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BUSIA: Police in Busia district this early morning shot and killed a suspected robber at the Busia local government office (district).

The robber who is only identified as Bwire Kennedy Juma according to the national identification card found in his pocket is said to have stolen district office items and was trying to run away only to be shot by the police.

Among the items recovered with him are panga, fire extinguisher, laptop, bag, two phones.

According to the policeman, he says the robber tried to advance to him with intent to harm him only for him to shoot him instantly.

 A case file of theft has since been opened in Busia police post under reference number SD45/18/09/2017.

The body has been taken to BUSIA district hospital as the relatives of the deceased are not yet known.