The State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Retired Col (Charles Okello Engola is dead.
Engola was shot dead on Tuesday morning by his bodyguard from his home in Kyanja.
The bodyguard after, shot himself.
The Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigire confirmed the incident.
The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Anita Among, also confirmed the minister’s death while presiding over the plenary session this morning.
The scene of crime has been cordoned off by security personnel.
By press time, the shooter’s body was also still in the salon where he reportedly shot himself from.
Gender Minister, Betty Amongi is among the government officials who have already arrived at Engola’s home in Kyanja.