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Errant city driver knocks police officers on night patrol, kills one

By Sam Mwesigwa

The police at Natete have arrested a driver of a Fuso truck who knocked two police officers, killing one instantly and leaving the other severely injured.

The incident happened today 29/10/2022 at about 4am in Bwaise.  

The deceased officer has been identified as No 66385 Police Constable Bazibu Sam, a Police officer attached to Kawempe Police Station.  

It is alleged that while Police Constable Bazibu and his colleague 77149 Police Constable Nabifo Brenda were on Motorcycle Registration Number UP 7866 at Bwaise doing Patrol, when a motor vehicle registration number UAM 809L (Fuso) knocked them and kept going. 

The body of the deceased has been conveyed to the city mortuary Mulago for Post mortem while his colleague Police Constable Brenda is currently receiving treatment at Mulago for injuries sustained, Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says.

He adds that the motor vehicle UAM 809L was intercepted from Natete and the driver arrested.

“Investigations into the cause of the accident are still ongoing,” Owoyesigyire says. 

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