Two CID officers, suspect die in Jinja road accident

Two police officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) and a suspect have perished in an accident this morning at Magamaga Trading Center along Iganga-Jinja Highway.

Police say the accident occured when a Toyota Premio (silver in colour) registered under UBF837K collided head on with a trailer registered as KCQ 638C/ZC 738.

The trailer later side-brushed a police vehicle number UP7483 that was carrying Deputy Assistant Inspector of Police (D/AIP) Emmanuel Mawa attached and deputy sergeant Dick Magara.

They both worked with General Crime at CID headquarters.

Police identified the suspect as Phillip Wadambwa. The incident happened at around 5am, according to police.

The bodies have been conveyed to the mortuary for postmortem.

Police says inquiries at hand to establish the cause of accident.

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