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Two Namisindwa Local Music Artists Perish in Mbale Road Accident

Police has identified the deceased as Solomon Mulemeti, aged 25-years who was riding the motorcycle and Meshaka Onyonyi, aged 22-years, all local artists and residents of Bumungomu village Nabisike sub county in Namisindwa District.

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Two musicians from Namisindwa district have perished and two others hospitalized in critical condition after a nasty accident in Mbale City on Wednesday.  

The accident involving a trailer Reg. no KBH 957C/ DZ 3264, white in color driven by one Mahad Mohamed Ahmed, a Kenyan national knocked a motorcycle that was carrying the four musicians.

The accident occurred on Wednesday evening along Mbale Tororo road in Nauyo trading center in Mbale city.  

Police has identified the deceased as Solomon Mulemeti, aged 25-years who was riding the motorcycle and Meshaka Onyonyi, aged 22-years, all local artists and residents of Bumungomu village Nabisike sub county in Namisindwa District. The two others hospitalized at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital include; Brian Meshaka, aged 20-years and Wycliff Kishaka, aged 24-years also residents of the same village.

Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson confirmed the accident saying that the trailer was over speeding. He said that traffic police is still investigating the cause of the accident noting that the driver of the truck has been arrested.  

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The trailer that caused the accident is currently parked at Mbale Central Police Station while the bodies of the deceased are at Mbale City Mortury pending postmortem.