RUKUNGIRI: 56 years old man perishes in hit and run motor accident

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NEWS– The Police in Rukungiri are hunting for a hit and run motorcycle rider who knocked and killed a 50 year old man at Mugamba along Rukungiri – Kabira Mitooma Road last evening. 

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed the accident and identified the deceased as Tumwebaze John Bosco a resident of Nyabihinga village in Kyatooko Ward of Eastern Division, Rukungiri Municipality. 

Maate told journalists that after the accident, the unidentified motorcycle rider who was not immediately identified picked his motorcycle and fled the scene and the Police has since mounted a search for him.

Maate said that the lifeless body of Tumwebaze was picked by the Police and taken to Rwakabengo Health Center III Mortuary awaiting postmortem examination.

The case was registered at Rukungiri Central Police Station under reference number TAR 001/2022 to help in investigations