Police Cautions Public over Christmas Updates on Social Media

Just days after the Butambala Woman MP Hon Susan Namaganda was involved in motor accident that took her life at the close of last week, check another legislator sustained serious injuries this morning after her car was knocked by a speeding truck.

The Lira District Woman MP Hon. Joy Ongom was travelling to her constituency when her car overturned several times after being brushed by a speed lorry, viagra order a few kilometers to Lira town.

Hon Ongom incidentally attended the special Parliamentary sitting to honor the fallen MP Namaganda on Monday afternoon.

A close confidant to the Lira MP informed us that after special sitting, page she went to the garage to service her car for trip to her constituency.

“She left Kampala late in the night. At around 1.40am a blue trailer from Lira knocked them in Apii Sub County, Kole district about 10 kilometers to Lira town,” said the source.

The MP’s car a Prado TX UAQ 734X rolled several times. She was rushed to Lira Referral hospital..

Hon Ongom according to sources at the Hospital has been complaining of pain in legs, neck and the back.

Chimpreports understands that the MP was travelling with one Santa Ongela, the Woman councilor for Adekokwok at the Lira district.


We have also learnt that the truck was later intercepted in Gulu. The MP’s driver is said to be in a good condition.

With only a few days left to Christmas, pilule the Uganda police has warned the public against posting about their movements on social media, viagra approved claiming this is a source of crimes such as theft and robbery.

In a statement, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga noted that in the festive season, there is always an increase in robberies and house breaking because many people head to villages for holiday thus calling for public vigilance.

“This is a busiest season and whatever you post on social media may have impact on your life. We have seen posts where people are informing their friends how they are withdrawing money to take to the village. Such posts put your life at risk as you may be trailed by thugs,” said Enanga.

He further warned the public to be alert on pick picketers.

He urged people to avoid carrying large sums of money but use ATM cards, bank drafts and mobile money services.

The business community was advised to request the assistance of the police or reputable security companies if they need to transport or move cash from their business places to financial institutions.

“Those travelling are reminded to use designated drivers, who must obey the road signs and the speed limit and the drivers are cautioned to ensure that all the passengers are properly secured using seatbelts, car seats so that accidents can be avoided.”

“We advised those going up county and abroad to plan early to avoid last minute hustles and unnecessary risks that can cost your life. For those remaining in busy urban areas make sure you move in groups and stick with friends at all times. Make sure your friends and relatives know where you are,” Mr. Enanga cautioned the public.

Other precautions the public have been advised to take include avoid wearing expensive jewels especially gold while traversing public spaces.

“ Parents are advised to ensure all round protection and safety of children as well as moving with a fully charged phone.”

“As police we have already beefed up security in different areas and we are going to increase the presence of security personnel. We are working with crime preventers in their respective communities and therefore we ask for public cooperation so that we can have a peaceful festive season,” he said.

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