Mbarara district khadhi, Sheikh Ahmed Kwikiriza is dead.
Reports indicate that Kwikiriza died in an accident along Mbarara high street near the Independence Park on Friday morning.
He was reportedly traveling in his official car at the time of the accident and was heading to the Mosque, but his vehicle lost control as he tried to over take another vehicle.
The vehicle veered off the road hitting a tree and died on spot.
Sheikh Kwikiriza assumed office last year and was still in acting capacity.
URN reports that Mbarara district police commander Jaffar Magyezi the deceased’s body was taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital mortuary.
We’ll keep you posted for details.