SAD! 5 Prisoners perish in Luwero road accident


NEWS– 5 prisoners have on Monday morning died on the spot and several others injured following an accident involving Uganda Prisons truck in Luweero along the Kampala – Gulu Highway.

According to ASP Faridah Nampiima the traffic Police department Spokesperson, the deceased were travelling on a Tata model truck UG 0363U which clashed with a Toyota Fielder UBG 587W. 

The Tata had 54 prisoners & 12 warders aboard from Butuntumula Prison many of sustained injuries.

ASP Nampiima adds that Police in conjunction with Redcross managed to evacuate the injured to Kasana Health Facility and the two vehicles were towed to CPS Luweero for further investigations.