Police officer identified as Constable Emmanuel (PC) Walubengo attached to Field Force Unit at Elegu Police Station has died after falling off a speeding police patrol vehicle while on duty.
The incident happened on Tuesday, 25th May at around 7pm at Labongogali trading centre along Awer Amuru District headquarter road in Amuru sub county.
It's however reported that Constable David Ocheng who was driving the ill-fated car, registration number UP 5769 attached to Elegu Police Station, lost control after hitting a pothole but in the process of trying to regain control of the vehicle, PC Walubengo fell off and died on the spot.
The deceased body has taken to St Mary’s hospital (Lacor) pending postmortem.
The Aswa River region police spokesperson, Mr David Ongom Mudong confirmed the incident and said the scene was visited by traffic officers as investigations continue.
According to David Ongom, the case was registered at Amuru central police station under vide TAR 39/201 Single Serious.