Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) Edward Bagonza was on Saturday found dead at his residence in Mogadishu Somalia.
“Director Peace Support Operations announces the sudden death of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIP) BAGONZA EDWARD attached to AMISOM. He was found dead at his residence in MOGADISHU TODAY MORNING. Burial arrangements are being coordinated by AMISOM 0714667700,” Uganda Police posted on their official Facebook page.
Uganda is among the six countries with police officers in Somalia under the AMISOM.
Other countries with police officers in Somalia include Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Kenya and Ghana.
Uganda first deployed police officers in Somalia in 2010 serving under formed police units, individual police officers and senior leadership team officers.
The Formed Police Unit is charged with public order management, protection of facilities and support to police operations that require a concerted response.