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Six Police Officers Arrested Over Death of Boda Rider Who Attempted Suicide At Kireka

Emmanuel Kabanda, who allegedly attempted to commit suicide, was last night pronounced dead at Kiruddu Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

Kabanda attempted suicide by burning himself on 13/09/2020 at about 9pm at Kireka Police Station, but he was rescued by officers and taken to hospital for treatment.

According to Police, This was after his motorcycle registration number UDU 610H was impounded by Kireka Police team when he was found riding it in violation of curfew.

“Inquiries kick started to ascertain the exact cause of the attempted suicide and six officers attached to Kireka were arrested by Professional Standards Unit to aid into the investigations of the then alleged suicide.” Said Luke Owoyesigire on friday.

The officers who are currently under detention on allegations of extortion include; ASP Mulinde, Cpl Twinomujuni Francis Cpl Nakisige Joan, PC Higenyi Noman,
D/Constable Logose Matha, PC Bintamye Robert.

The deceased’s body has been conveyed to city mortuary Mulago for a postmortem.

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