By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukiga are investigating circumstances under which a boda boda cyclist was killed in an accident.
The deceased identified as Gerald Atuhaire a boda boda rider in Rukiga district died at Tuhonwa along Muhanga Kisizi Road in Rukiga district as he tried to escape from traffic officers.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police Mouthpiece Atuhaire who was carrying two passengers on a Bajaj Boxer reg. no UEQ274B failed to control it after sighting the officers.
Maate added that the two passengers picked up the motorcycle and ran way leaving the deceased in pain until he was rushed to the hospital where he died minutes later.
The scene was visited by Muhanga police post traffic team and a hunt for the passengers is on under file number TAR19/2021
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