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EXCLUSIVE: Canadian Arrested over Museveni Car Accident

Jinja Road Police are holding 40-year-old Scheelle James Rainer for knocking and damaging President Museveni’s   armoured Pullman Guard Mercedes Benz car on Friday morning along Bugolobi-Luzira road.

The Canadian confessed being in wrong when he was interrogated by detectives, prescription http://checkhimout.ca/mind/wp-includes/rest-api.php a source told Chimpreports Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred at around 8:00am as the expensive sleek car was being driven by presidential escorts to Mbuya barracks for refuelling.

The car was slightly damaged on the left side by Rainer who was driving a Super Custom brand car.

President Museveni was not in the car during the accident that sent shockwaves across the nation.

Rainer explained to police that at the time of the accident, adiposity http://compagniedoucefrance.fr/media/widgetkit/widgets/slideset/styles/steam/template.php “I was in a hurry.”

On examination, http://cdkstone.com.au/wp-admin/includes/update.php police also confirmed the foreigner was sober.

The Canadian recorded a statement under TAR/985/2014 at the police station awaiting possible charges of reckless driving.

Special Forces Command spokesperson, Maj Chris Magezi, said police will continue to investigate circumstances under which the accident occurred.

He further said the president’s car “got a minor damage.”

The S600 Pullman Guard comes with Mercedes’ so-called “Highest Protection” safety package, which means that it is engineered to resistance level B6/B7 against military-standard small-arms projectiles, hand grenades and other explosive charges.

Museveni first appeared in this car during the 2012 Independence Celebrations at Kololo ceremonial grounds.

It is understood Museveni ordered for a new car following an incident in 2010 in which one of his Land Cruiser brand cars caught fire.

The President was travelling for a function in Mbarara when his armoured Land Cruiser suddenly started burning at Ruharo.

It later emerged that the car was of poor quality not befitting the stature of a Head of State.

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