Rubanda driver arrested for knocking dead a boy


Police in Rubanda has in detention a trailer driver who allegedly knocked dead on spot an eight-year old boy.

The driver has been identified as Sekyanzi Adam, a resident of Kasese.

It is reported that while driving a white trailer reg no UAQ 186 C from Hima in Kasese, transporting cement to Kisoro knocked John Akanyijuka, a pupil at St. John’s Ikumba Primary School.

The incident happened at 11:30hours at Hamurwa along Kabale-Kisoro highway while the deceased, son to Fred Mucunguzi tried to cross the road on his way from school.

The police have visited the scene and driver arrested, Vehicle has been impounded and body taken for post-mortem.

The likely cause of accident was reckless driving.



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