Police arrest driver who killed MP’s daughter


Police in Entebbe has arrested the driver of a truck that is said to have knocked and killed Doreen Tashobya, the daughter of Entebbe Municipality MP Rosemary Tumusiime and her cousin Patrick Busingye.
Tashobya and Busingye were killed on Tuesday in a horrific accident involving a motorcycle they were riding in and a truck carrying sand.

Tashobya also a niece to the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura was being ridden to work by Busingye when the accident happened.

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango on Thursday confirmed that Fred Sekibengo, the 30-year-old driver had been arrested and will be arraigned in court and charged when investigations are complete.
Onyango further noted that Sekibengo, a resident of Kawuku has been detained at Entebbe Police Station after recording a statement.
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A requiem made led by Rubaga Miracle Centre Pastor Robert Kayanja was held on Wednesday in Entebbe for both Tashobya and Busingye where their relatives and friends paid tribute to them.

According to MP Tusiime who won the February 2016 parliamentary elections on the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket, Tashobya became her counsellor, as young as she was, when her husband died.
Kayihura who also attended the mass said the accident had been as a result of reckless driving.
He promised to re-introduce speed governor in cars regulation which had been suspended.
Earlier Wednesday, president Yoweri Museveni also visited the MP’s home to pay tribute to her fallen daughter.

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