Crime & Investigation

MP Arrested Over Drunk Driving Car Crash

price geneva;”>Deputy Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango told Chimpreports on Tuesday that Hon Achia Remegia (NRM) representing Pian county in Nakapiripirit district is in custody at Jinja Road Police station where he Will be charged with “careless driving and drinking under influence of alcohol.”

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Onyango said Achia was driving a Land Cruiser brand car registration number UAA 028D, when he attempted to overtake at Kyambogo thus colliding head-on with a car (UAS 957W) from the opposite direction .

“The incident occurred on Monday at around 9:30pm as Achia drove to Kampala,” said Onyango.

The troubled MP being led to Jinja Road Police Station

The terrifying episode signals the rising number of cases of alcohol abuse by honorable members of Parliament.

Recently, Rwampara MP Vincent Kyamadidi had a rough ride with authorities over an alcohol-related incident.

Police said it had not recorded any casualties in the accident but the trucks involved were hugely damaged.


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