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Truck knocks Police officer dead at Bwaise, severely injures one

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire (PHOTO/Courtesy)

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire (PHOTO/Courtesy)

KAMPALA — A Fuso truck has knocked two police officers, killing one instantly and leaving the severely injured at Bwaise.

Constable Sam Bazibu attached to Kawempe Police Station died on Saturday morning at 4:00am.

“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,” Luke Owoyesigyire, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson said.

Oweyesigyire identified the deceased officer has No 66385 Police Constable Bazibu Sam a Police officer attached to Kawempe Police station.

He said that while Police Constable Bazibu and his colleague 77149 Police Constable Nabifo Brenda were on Motorcycle Registration Number UP 7866 at Bwaise doing Patrol, motor vehicle Registration 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,” Oweyesigyire said.

The Fuso vehicle UAM 809L has since been intercepted from Natete and the driver was arrested.

“We would like to convey our Condolences to the family of the deceased officer. While the Police investigate the matter to its logical conclusion, the police at Kampala Metropolitan will see to it that the deceased officer receives a proper send-off”.

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