By Our Reporter
At least five of the Traffic Police (3) officers and Field Force Unit (2) personnels who were operating the Ufiika Salaama road block in Kiwumpa village, Luweero district were attacked by a machete gang today at around 11:30am, says Savannah region police Spokesperson, ASP Idaho Ssemwogerere.
According to Police, two of the officers suffered severe cuts and one of them, a one PC Twinamasiko died on the way to the hospital. The other victim, PC Busingye was also cut and his gun was taken.
“The victims were transferred to the hospital, but PC Twinamasiko passed away en route. The assailants also doused a motor vehicle with petrol and set fire to a loaded fuso fighter with the licence plate UAR 301Z. Fortunately, the fire department was able to extinguish the truck fire,” Ssemwogerere revealed.