UPDF officer dies after Rubanda accident

By Sophan Niwamanya


A UPDF personnel attached to Rubanda UPDF detach has died from injuries sustained after being knocked by a bicycle rider.

According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson the deceased is RA number 225358 private Sinowa Wilson 35 who hails from Bwera in Kasese District.

Maate revealed that the incident happened on Sunday March 14th 2021 at around 8PM at Mukibundwe within Murora A in Rubanda town council/ district.

The officer was knocked by yet unknown bicycle rider, which escaped unnoticed and seriously got a head injury

Maate adds that the victim now the deceased was rushed to heal medical centre in Rubanda by good Samaritans, where he died from moments later

Police visited the scene although nobody was available to give information; the body was retrieved from the medical centre to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.

Efforts to hunt for the rider are being made so that whoever could have done this is brought to book.

A Hit and Run case has been registered at Rubanda Central Police Station under Reference number TAR 04/2021