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Opposition Chief Whip Survives Mob

Nambeshe who was from Kampala heading to Mbale on Saturday knocked a person at Namwezi along Kampala-Jinja highway in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District.
Jinja West MP Timothy Batuwa (Red Shirt) and Hon. Nambeshe at Njeru Police Station.

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The Opposition Chief Whip John Baptist Nambeshe has survived being lynched by an angry mob after knocking a person.

Nambeshe who was from Kampala heading to Mbale on Saturday knocked unidentified person at Namwezi along Kampala-Jinja highway in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District.

Juma Kanamwangi, an eyewitness says that when Nambeshe refused to stop, Boda Boda cyclists followed his vehicle.  The cyclists intercepted Nambeshe in a traffic jam following another accident that had happened at Kisoga zone in Mbiiko.

The mob hit Nambeshe’s vehicle and threatened to set it ablaze if he does not move out.

Jimmy Lwanga the Njeru Municipality MP says that Nambeshe was identified by National Unity Platform-NUP supporters and the police who rescued him. He was later driven Njeru Police Station where he recorded a statement. 

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Hellen Butoto, the Ssezibwa Regional Police Spokesperson says that the injured victim was rushed to Jinja Hospital.

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