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UPDF Soldier Knocked By Bicycle Succumbs Injuries

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RUBANDA: A UPDF personnel attached to Rubanda UPDF detach has died from injuries sustained after being knocked by a bicycle rider.

The victim according to Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson is RA number 225358 private Sinowa Wilson 35 who hails from Bwera in Kasese District.

According to Maate, the incident happened on Sunday March 14th 2021 at around 8PM at Mukibundwe within Murora A in Rubanda town council/ district.

“The officer was knocked by yet unknown bicycle rider, which escaped unnoticed and seriously got a head injury” Maate asserted.

It after this that the victim now the deceased was rushed to heal medical centre in Rubanda by good Samaritans, where he died from moments later according to Maate.

“Police visited the scene although no body was available to give information, body was retrieved from the medical centre to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem” he added.

Maate urges the public that whoever has any clue about the bicycle that could have caused this accident to offer it to the Police in their inquiries.

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“Efforts to hunt for the rider are being made so that whoever could have done this is brought to book” Maate added.

A Hit and Run case has been registered at Rubanda Central Police Station on Reference number TAR 04/2021.


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