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POLICE SPOKESMAN ESCAPES ASSASSINS

By UTN Reporter

Police Deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango has survived an assassination according to sources.

Onyango, who hails from Kireka a Kampala suburb escaped the boda boda killers on Thursday night at about 10 pm just near him Home in Kira Sub County.

While narrating his ordeal, Onyango says two men on a motor bike followed him at close range, while wielding guns.

Onyango says he survived the attack when the two tried to stop them, before he jumped off the moving bike, and dashed into the neighboring semi slum area at 10 pm.

Onyango who is now nursing deep injuries gave television interviews earlier in the week that the force is investigating cases where MP's Gerald Karuhanga, William Nzhoghu and Connie Galiwango had reportedly received death threats from unknown people.

This comes hardly a month after the assassination of former Buyende DPC Muhammed Kirumira near his home in Bulenga, a Kampala suburb. Last year in a similar attack Police Spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi was slain just meters from his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb.

The duo and more other people have all been murdered by assailants moving on Motor cycles.

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By UTN Reporter

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UGANDANS TO UNDER GO DRILLS ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT-ECWERU

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