Officer dead in Kayihura convoy accident

Police chief Kayihura in Kyadondo recently

Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura’s convoy has been involved in an accident at Sipi corner in Kapchorwa district.

One officer is reported dead and five others injured after a motor accident at Towei Hill on Wednesday.

Kayihura was not in the convoy coming from Kapchorwa to Mbale.

The dead officer is a member of police flying squad team escorting Kayihura.

The injured officers are admitted to Mbale Hospital.


Kayihura was in Kapchorwa district where a police officer was chopped by panga-wielding thugs on Tuesday.

Constable Charles Olanya, the deceased, attached to Kapchorwa Central Police Station, had been deployed together with three of his colleagues at the ongoing trade show organised by Kapchorwa Forestry Association Limited at Kapchorwa Boma Ground.

Kayihura who arrived in Kapchorwa on Wednesday morning has promised to capture the said murderers by all means so they can be brought to account.

After visiting the scene of the crime, Kayihura expressed rage at police officers for being negligent, pledging to close all security gaps being exploited by thugs.



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