OH NO!! 29-Year-Old Okada Rider Kills Himself After Police Refused To Release His Bike Seized


A 29-year-old motorcycle rider in Uganda, Hussein Walugembe, has died after setting himself on fire inside a police station where he had gone to demand the release of his impounded bike.

According to the Ugandan press, Walugembe’s motorbike was confiscated in the South-Western district of Masaka, about 134km (83 miles) from the capital, Kampala, on Monday, June 29.

As part of the measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, the Ugandan government banned the use of motorcycles popularly known as Boda bodas, as a means of transportation for humans.

MUST READ:  [Video] Joeboy – Call Visualizer

They are able to operate between 06:30 and 17:00 local time but must only transport cargo.

According to the police, Mr Walugembe had lent his bike to a friend, who was apprehended while using it to carry a passenger. Walugembe reportedly became frustrated with the police after visiting the station several times to demand its release.

MUST READ:  [Music] Reeze – Are You Worth It

On Thursday, July 2, he visited the station and locked himself in a room before setting himself ablaze using petrol concealed in a water bottle and match sticks.

An officer who was with him at the time suffered minor injuries and several files and computers were destroyed.

Commenting on the incident, the regional police spokesperson, Paul Kangave, said it is investigating the allegation that some of its officers were asking for a $40 (£32) bribe to release the bike.

MUST READ:  1 HR WITH DANGOTE OR 10M?? Man Cries Out For Remaining Poor 9 Years After Spending 2 Hours With Dangote

The post OH NO!! 29-Year-Old Okada Rider Kills Himself After Police Refused To Release His Bike Seized appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment Website.

Source: News update


Next Post

BREAKING: Lagos Primary Six, JSS3, SSS3 Students To Resume August 3

Fri Jul 3 , 2020
Post Views: 243 17 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ CLICK TO DOWNLOAD JETHITMUSIK MOBILE APP ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ The Lagos State Government has reopened schools for students in “transitional classes”. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known in a televised press briefing on Saturday. He said that “0nly students in transitional classes (Basic Six, […]
Copyright All right reserved Theme: Default Mag by ThemeInWP