The deceased’s nephew, Hajji Siraji Gusongweire, who also doubles as the Namutumba District National Resistance Movement-NRM Chairperson, says his uncle was admitted two months ago with cardiac-related illness.
“The hospital administrators are not clear on when the pathologist will resume duty. Bodies are collected from crime scenes and delivered to the mortuary where they can spend two nights in fridges without postmortem, which kills cases,” he said.
Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
Jinja hospital director Edward Nkurunziza says that the mother, identified as Betty Biribawa suffered from antepartum haemorrhage, a serious complication of pregnancy which is sometimes caused by uterine rapture. At 32 weeks of the pregnancy, the mother was bleeding uncontrollably, warranting an emergency C-section to save her life.
Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal town clerk told URN that they are set to renovate the facility this financial year. He says the facility is to be painted and fenced before they install electricity and water.
Dr. Gino Abiriga, the Director Wananchi Clinic explained that he paid for the license but was yet to pick it from Kampala. His pleas to the team not to close his clinic and give him time to pick the license from Kampala fell on deaf ears.
Otoori explains that the shots are taken on annual basis because every year, a new vaccine is manufactured depending on the new strains of flu that might be affecting people during a certain part of the year.
Zaake had been arrested alongside other legislators and supporters of People Power, a pressure group led by Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after the chaos that preceded the parliamentary by-elections in Arua Municipality.
According to the bond form, the legislator is expected to appear before Mugwisagye on October 3rd 2018. Zaake couldnt sign the bond forms because of the injuries on his fingers. The forms were instead signed by his lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo and his two sureties.
Police Spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, says despite the fact that Zaake hasnt filed any formal complaint with Police, they are investigating the claims by the legislator that he was tortured by security officers.
The detective says based on the nature of the wound, CID is considering two possibilities on where the bullet came from. The possibilities are either shooting by a colleague from close range or by a sniper from Parliamentary Avenue.