Hai Cinema shootout was a result of Mike Mike resisting arrest for attempted murder of Amel Kerubino, says army spokesman
The army has released a statement regarding yesterday’s shoot out in Hai Cinema between Robert Anguei aka Mike Mike and security forces.
According to General Lul Ruai, the shooting occurred after the security forces tried to re-arrest Mike Mike who is accused of attempted murder of an army officer Lt. Colonel Amel Kerubino.
Lul has also accused Mike Mike of promoting himself to the rank of Colonel.
Below is the statement released by General Lul to the media:
July 6th, 2021
Press Statement on Shootout at Hai Cinema
On July 5th, 2021, R/SM. Robert Angui, popularly known as “ Mike Mike” who served at Command Unit resisted lawful orders by opening fire on Security Forces that had been sent to re-arrest him.
Robert, had committed a number of offences that included promoting himself from rank of Regimental Sergeant Major to the Rank of Colonel, attempted to murder Lt. Col. Amel Keribeno Kuanyibol as well as charges leveled against him by CID.
The suspect would be investigated and arraigned before a Military Court Marshal.
Maj Gen. Lul Ruai Koang (psc’ Eth)