MASAKA BODA BODA RIDER BURNS HIMSELF AT POLICE AFTER OFFICER DEMANDED BRIBE TO RETURN HIS IMPOUNDED MOTORCYCLE
By our reporter
A boda boda cyclist has today succumbed to fire injuries after he set himself a blaze in the office of OC traffic at Masaka Central police station.
The deceased has been identified as Hussein Walugembe a resident of Masaka city the owner of motorcycle reg. UDL591R Bajaj boxer
According to sources, Walugembe’s motorcycle was impounded by Sgt. Julius Ewalu while it was parked opposite Police Barracks on 30th June 2020 at around 19:30hrs who handed it to Sgt. Sesenga Ibrahim the acting OC Traffic Masaka.
Sources say that Walugembe later tried to get his motorcycle but in vain till today morning at around 10:30hrs when he bought petrol and set himself on fire in the office of the OC traffic.
It is alleged that Walugembe had wanted to die with Sesenga after he demanded him for a bribe of 50,000 but the police officer was quick to leave the office.
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