Crime

MASINDI MAN DIES AFTER RUNNING INTO STATIONARY VEHICLE

The regrettable incident happened on Monday at around 10pm along Masindi – Hoima road a few kilometres from Masindi town.

By Innocent Atuganyira

MASINDI: The deceased has been identified as Rogers Mutegeki 29, a resident of Kitonozi village in Rukondwa Parish Bujenje Constituency Masindi district.

Mutegeki who was riding a motorcycle rammed into the stationary fuso truck lorry registration number UBK 850Z and died on spot.

The regrettable incident happened on Monday at around 10pm along Masindi – Hoima road a few kilometres from Masindi town.

According to the deceased’s relative who preferred anonymity, his brother was traveling from Kitonozi to Kirasa cell in Central Division Masindi Municipality.

‘’He rammed into the stationary Kinyara Sugar Ltd truck near Katesenywa trading centre, and died on spot. He was evacuated by police to Masindi hospital mortuary,’’ he explained.

Ms. Caroline Amongin the Corporate Communications Manager Kinyara Sugar Ltd said that the alleged fuso lorry truck doesn’t belong to Kinyara Sugar Ltd.

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‘’I have contacted the officer in charge of traffic police, that truck doesn’t belong to our company,’’ she dismissed.

Julius Allan Hakiza, Albertine region police spokesperson said such an incident hasn’t been submitted to his office.

‘’I haven’t got such information, but let me find out, I will get back to you,’’ he said.

By the time of publishing this story, the lifeless body of Rogers Mutegeki was still lying at Masindi district general hospital pending autopsy.

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