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Falling electric pole kills crime preventer

A falling electric pole has killed a crime preventer identified as Robert Kibogo.

The incident occurred this morning along Bananuka drive in Kakooba division in Mbarara Municipality.

Kibogo was a resident of Rwentondo in Kakooba division and has been working with Kakooba Police post in Mbarara Municipality.

Julius Tugumizemu, an eye witness believes the pole gave way because it was rotten. Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Commander, says they are investigating the matter.

Umeme has not yet commented on the matter as the officials remained tight-lipped on the incident.


+1 #1 rubangakene 2017-12-13 22:53
Condolences to the family of this poor man. Everything in Uganda is rotten and moreover in the "affluent district".

Privatisation at work in deed; lawyers must ensure the privatised pay a huge pecuniary compensation to deter similar rotten poles killing another innocent citizen in future!
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