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Two Police Officers, Suspect Perish in Accident

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By APN Reporter

Jinja

Two Police Officers and a suspect have perished in an accident this morning at Magamaga Trading Center along Iganga – Jinja Highway.

The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UBF 837K Toyota /premio silver in colour being driven by unknown had a head on collision with a trailer Reg No.KCQ 638C /ZC 738 Foton and later a side brush with a Police vehicle number UP 7483.

According to James Mubi the East Busoga Police Spokesperson,Three people died on spot and they are :detective Assistant inspector of police  Emanuel  Mawa  attached to General Crime at CID headquarters, detective Sergent  Dick Magara  from General Crime CID headquarters and Phillip Wadambwa   a suspect who was being escorted.

 He adds that detective sergeant   Oguti survived with critical injuries and he is currently admitted at Jinja Referral Hospital receiving treatment.

The bodies have been conveyed to Jinja Hospital mortuary for postmortem.