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MILITARY HEROES: UPDF rescues Justice Gadenya, airlifts Judge out of harm’s way

MASINDI- The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) have sent a helicopter to rescue Masindi Resident High Court Judge Paul Gadenya who was involved in a life-threatening accident earlier today.

The UPDF Spokesman Brig Flavia Byekwaso has said that Justice Gadenya was airlifted to Kampala immediately after the accident and rushed him to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit.

Justice Gadenya was involved in an accident at Bigando in Masindi District as he headed to Masindi on official duty when his official car registration number UG 0781J  got a head-on collision with another vehicle. 

Brig Byekwaso said that the UPDF helicopter was dispatched to Masindi a short while ago and the critically injured Justice Gadenya was airlifted to Mulago.

Brig Byekwaso posted on her Twitter page stating, ” UPDF Airforce has dispatched a Helicopter to evacuate the Resident District Judge Paul Gadenya who has gotten an accident this morning on his way to Masindi………., UPDF family wishes Justice Paul Gadenya a quick recovery.” 

By the time of writing this report, the Judge and his driver Ian Rutagira had been delivered to Kampala.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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