Updated by Kafeero Twaha
The injured guard is wheeled from Soroti hospital in preparation for his referral to Mbale hospital.
The suspect a resident of Bululu sub county Kalaki district reportedly trailed his wife to the bank shot her dead before fleeing the scene on a motorcycle.
Grief engulfed people in Soroti city yesterday after a guard shot dead his wife at opportunity bank where she worked as a cleaner.
The suspect a resident of Bululu sub county kalaki district reportedly trained his wife to the bank and shot her dead before fleeing the scene on a motorcycle.
Mr Muhammad Byasi the police commander for Soroti west city told the HICGI news agency that the accused returned to his workplace at Soroti Hotel where he attempted to end his life by shooting him self in the chin.
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The guard was taken to Soroti Regional Referred Hospital.
“We didn’t know that he had already killed the wife, he was taken to Soroti hospital “
Mr Daniel Eroku a witness at Soroti Hotel said. The guard was later referred to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital. Mr Byasi identified the deceased as Loyce Abate 28 with whom the guard had one child.
The initial findings are that the two had a domestic brawl for some time and that his wife had left home.He felt too rejected to stand the separation ,Mr Byasi said
He condemned domestic violence saying the cases are on the rise.
Mr Edward Olupot a witness at the Opportunity bank branch on Gweri Road in Soroti city, said Abate had just carried a bucket of water to clean outside the bank premises when her husband stormed the place cocked his gun and shot her dead.