In a tragic incident, a renowned Japanese road expert identified as Okira Ito who was attacked three weeks ago while stuck in traffic jam has lost his life .
Okira Ito died on Sunday after nearly three weeks in coma at the China Uganda Friendship hospital in Naguru.
The Japanese road expert for long had been working with the Kampala Capital City Authority to improve road junctions in a bid to ease traffic flow .
According to reports from Ugandan police. The incident has raised concerns about safety and security on the roads.
The attack took place amidst a congested traffic situation, highlighting the vulnerability faced by individuals in such circumstances.
The police authorities have launched an investigation into the incident to determine the motive behind the attack and identify the perpetrators.
Preliminary findings suggest that it may have been a targeted assault, although the exact details remain undisclosed. The news of the untimely demise of the Japanese road expert has sent shockwaves through the community, both locally and internationally.
There’s need to improve safety measures
Colleagues and associates have expressed their condolences, praising his expertise and dedication to his work.
The incident has also sparked discussions about the need for improved safety measures and heightened security on roads, particularly in areas prone to traffic congestion.
Meanwhile authorities are being urged to take necessary steps to ensure the safety of commuters and professionals working on various infrastructure projects.
It is hoped that the investigation will shed light on the circumstances surrounding the attack and lead to the apprehension of those responsible.
As the investigation progresses, the focus remains on addressing the security concerns raised by this incident and implementing measures to prevent similar incidents in the future.
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