Police officers, suspect perish in car crash


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.

Three people died on spot and they are :D/ AIP Mawa Emmanuel attached to General Crime at CID headquarters, D / Sgt Magara Dick from General Crime CID headquarters and Wadambwa Phillip a suspect who was being escorted.

D/Sgt Oguti survived with critical injuries and he is currently admitted at Jinja Referral Hospital receiving treatment.

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The incident happened at around 0500 hours today 2nd July 2020.

The bodies have been conveyed to Jinja Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.

Inquiries at hand to establish the cause of accident, according to ASP James Mubi, PRO Busoga East Region.



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