By Robert Ssegawa

Police in Jinja is investigating the circumstances under which two police officer's attached to counter terrorism  were shot dead past midnight.

The commander flying Squad  Hebert Muhangi identified the deceased as police constable Godfrey Wafula 38 year and police constable Simon Nuwamanya all were guarding  Nalufenya flying Squad  detention center in Jinja district.

Muhangi also identified the suspect behind the killing as police constable Hosea Ankunda who was also guarding  Nalufenya flying Squad detention center.

The scuffle  ensued  from late coming after their was verbal exchange between flying Squad  and counter terrorism officer guarding the entrance  at Nalufenya flying Squad known  as detention  center for high profile  criminal suspect.

The bodies were taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem and the suspect is currently detained at Jinja central police station.