Graphic: Army officer shot dead by his bodyguard


Sgt. Maj. Issa Kamara of the Republic of Sierra Leone Military Forces (RSLMF) has been shot dead in a shower of bullets by his bodyguard after a short exchange in their deployment in Sierra Rutile on Wednesday.

The private soldier, Pvt. Jalloh after receiving instructions from his boss rushed into his room for his ruffle which he released on his the major with 28 rounds of bullets.

The culprit has been arrested and detained at the military headquarters in Freetown.

Private Jalloh was reportedly annoyed with his deployment which could be the cause of his reaction. He was quoted as saying that his new deployment had no tips!

According to reports, the culprit will be court marshaled shortly. He faces the risk of being executed by firing squad.

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