67 years old man knocked dead in Rukungiri


A 67yrs old Fricano Rwakanika a resident of Nyakayinga cell Reamugoma parish Ruhinda sub county Rukungiri district was knocked dead on spot.

This was on Monday 04/9/2023 at around 10:00am opposite centenary bank along Republic Road Rukungiri municipality Rukungiri district.

According to Kigezi region police spokesperson ASP Elly Maate the incident involved anUnknown  motor cycle and a pedestrian.

It’s alleged that, while the deceased was walking along the road facing the round about, that’s when a speeding motor cyclist that was following, knocked him from behind leaving him dead on the road.  

Police was alerted, scene was visited and documented, body was taken to Rwakabengo health centre 3 for Postmortem and later handed over to the relatives.

Cause of accident is being investigated and the involved vehicle being traced.

Meanwhile police says inquiries are at hand to establish the exact cause of the accident.