By Kyamanduma Patrick
A vehicle belonging to the Internal Affairs Ministry has knocked dead a traffic police officer and two other people along Soroti- Dokolo- Lira Highway.
The dead are Micah Muhindo, a traffic officer from Lira City Central Police Station, Mr. Bob Ojok, a motorcycle rider and staff of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Lira branch, and Evester Akello, a 16-year- old student of Amach modern secondary school.
Eye witness accounts show that Constable John Oginere, who was driving the Internal Affairs Ford Ranger double cabin Registration Number UG 0337G first knocked a motorcycle Registration Number UEU 841C that Ojok was riding and went ahead to knock two ladies who were on their way to the garden before it lost control and veered off the road into the late Muhindo.
Mr. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, who confirmed the accident, said they are yet to establish the cause of the accident that claimed lives. Mr. Okema speaking……
ASP Mathias Okwir, the North Kyoga Regional Traffic officer described the occident as unfortunate, saying matter will be investigated thoroughly as they prepare for burial arrangements. ASP Okwir speaking…..
The late Micah Muhindo hailed from Bwera in Kasese district. May his soul rest in peace. END