Two people admitted at Kawolo hospital yesterday 30th November2020 after sustaining serious injuries in an accident during the campaign trail of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu have died.
The dead are Jonathan Ssempala and Robert Kigozi who were among the six people admitted at Kawolo hospital in Lugazi municipality after being involved in an accident while following Kyagulanyi’s campaigns.
The accident happened at midday in the middle of a sugar cane plantation at Nagojje where police stopped Kyagulanyi’s convoy from accessing Namataba and Kayanja trading centers.
According to the eyewitnesses, the accident occurred after police started tear gassing NUP supporters to stop them following Kyagulanyi’s convoy.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, says police have started investigating the circumstances under which the accidents occurred especially in Mukono.
Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP presidential candidate has appealed to the public to forgive most of the police officers that treat them inhumanely, saying they are only working on the orders of their superiors.
Reverend Peter Bakaluba Mukasa, one of the NUP candidates is dismayed by the conduct of security personnel.