The UPDF chopper picked up Justice Gadenya from Masindi town this afternoon together with his bodyguard Corporal Oscar Opok and driver.
Justice Gadenya being carried into the UPDF Helicopter.Photo by Moses Muruli.
A military chopper
has airlifted Masindi High Court Resident Judge, Paul Gadenya to Nakasero
Hospital in Kampala following a nasty motor accident on Monday morning along
chopper picked up Justice Gadenya from Masindi town this afternoon together with
his bodyguard Corporal Oscar Opok and driver. The trio was first rushed to Masindi-Kitara
Medical Center in Masindi town following the accident in which, Justice Gadenya
broke his legs and arms.
was travelling to Masindi High Court from Kampala when his official car
registration Number UG0781J got involved in a head-on collision with a Fuso
truck registration number UBH 831A Bigando village Kiguliya ward Masindi
Municipality around 9:30 AM.
Byamukama, the administrator Masindi- Kitara Medical Centre, says the judge was
in very bad shape by the time he was rushed to the facility prompting them to refer
him to Nakasero Hospital for further management.
Sarah Langu Siu, the
Judiciary Chief Registrar, says Justice Gadenya, his bodyguard and driver were
airlifted for specialized medical attention at Nakasero hospital. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says they are still
hunting for the truck driver who is still at large.