The Kidepo Regional Criminal Investigations Department Officer, Bosco Gume, says that they have opened inquiries to establish circumstances surrounding Nantongo’s death.
Nantongo, a lecturer at Kyambogo University has died under mysterious
circumstances. She breathed her last at Karenga Health Centre IV on Monday
following her admission in critical condition.
Details of her health condition prior to the admission are scanty. The Kidepo
Regional Criminal Investigations Department Officer, Bosco
Gume, says that they have opened inquiries to
surrounding Nantongo’s death.
He says that they have
sent samples from the deceased to Uganda Virus Research Institute for further
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Nantongo, who has been
lecturing in the Faculty of Special Needs & Rehabilitation had traveled
from Kampala to Karenga with the Napore Member of Parliament, Lokwang
Ilukol. The two arrived last week and the purpose of her journey remains
Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, says that they
are yet to establish the purpose of the lecturer’s visit. “You know there is a
lock-down and people are not allowed to travel from one district to another. By
the time we learnt about her death, the purpose of her visit was unknown,” he
Phillips Lokwang Ilukol declined to comment on the matter, saying it is still
under investigation. Kyambogo University has not yet commented on the matter.