By Edson Kinene
Police in Rukungiri are hunting for unidentified boda boda rider who on Sunday 22nd Sep2019 hit and killed a primary five pupil.
Police identified the deceased as Kembabazi Faith aged 11 years a pupil of Karukata Primary School in Nyarushanje.
The Sunday evening accident happened in Karukata central cell Bunono parish Nyarushanje Sub County when the Boda Boda Reg.No UEM 603T hit Kembabazi to death and its rider took off immediately.
Speaking to www.mknewslink.com, the Rukungiri District Officer in charge of Traffic, Mr. Bannet Atwijukire confirmed the incident and said that the deceased’s body was given to the relatives for burial after a post-mortem was done.
Mr. Atwijukire said police have started the hunt for the Boda Boda rider to answer charges related to traffic.
“We have straight away started the hunt for the rider so who ever has information leading to his arrest bring it answer so that he is charged in courts of law”, he said.
Esther Kwarikunda, the mother to the deceased said that the daughter had gone to play with the neighbors’ children across the road.
“I was in the kitchen, I heard a big bang then his brother called me saying Faith has been knocked, I couldn’t believe it because we had just come back from her head teacher’s home”, he said.
The Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate, said that investigations in the cause of the accident are underway as they hunt for the rider.
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