Rukiga Accident Claims Two

RUKIGA – In Rukiga District, police have recorded a fatal hit-and-run accident involving 25-year-old Rogers Mubangizi from Rwencere cell and 20-year-old Rovance Katushabe from Nyakanengo cell, both residents of Muhanga town council.

The incident occurred on 30/09/2023 at approximately 02:00 PM when the two, who were seen consuming alcohol in a Nyakanengo trading centre bar, were struck and killed by an unidentified vehicle while staggering in the middle of the road on their way home.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, stated that the police responded to the notification, and the scene was visited by the DPC Rukiga, OC Traffic, and the team.

The bodies were handed over to relatives for a dignified burial, facilitated by vehicle Up 5745, given their condition.

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Maate attributed the accident to the careless behavior of the pedestrians.

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