Mukembo, a primary five pupil at Butabala primary school collapsed and died instantly during yesterday’s 400 meter race competition held at Busota primary school in Kamuli municipality.
Post-mortem report released by Kamuli General Hospital indicates
that 14-year-old Emmanuel Mukembo died of
Mukembo, a primary five pupil at Butabala
primary school collapsed and died instantly on Friday during the 400-meter race competition held at Busota
primary school in Kamuli municipality.
School authorities tried to provide first aid to Musoke but he was already
According to a copy of the post-mortem report seen by URN, Mukembo
suffered blood pressure coupled by a cardiac arrest which caused his death.
Sarah Nabirye, the deceased’s grandmother, told URN that, the school management
agreed to foot the burial expenses.
“It is hard to accept the death of my only grandchild, but for
now, the school management has agreed to foot the burial expenses,” she said.
Meanwhile, Ahmad Madiri, the Kamuli district police commander says
that police has embarked on
investigations and will release a conclusive report. “The post-mortem report is
a sign of relief to our investigations, but as police, we are still making
inquiries and a conclusive reported shall be released on the same,” he