Senior Principal State Attorney Joan Kagezi has today evening been shot by unknown gunmen in Kiwatule a Kampala suburb.
Eyewitnesses reveal that she was shot at around 7:30pm by goons who were riding on a Boda Boda.
Kagezi was driving a ford double-cabin registration number UG 0585J which is white in color.
In the car, she had a daughter and son but they both escaped unhurt.
On hearing the news, police rushed to the crime scene and deployed heavily and started on the investigations into the shooting.
Police cordoned off the crime scene and Najjera Kiwatule road has been temporarily closed
Kagezi’s body has been rushed to Mulago hospital and Kampala Police Metropolitan spokesperson Patrick Onyango confirms that Joan Kagezi is dead.
IGP Kale Kayihura is at scene in Kiwatule coordinating investigations into of shooting of Kagezi.
Red Pepper online understands that Kagezi has been prosecuting a high profile case involving Muslim clerics accused of having a hand in the murder of their counterparts.