A police officer who preferred anonymity says that Ssembatya had been conducting training with a team of doctors from the health Ministry from Kampala before his demise.
The Police in Kitgum district are investigating circumstances that
led to the death of two people in a space of two days.
This follows the recovery of the body of Aloysius Ssembatya, a Lab Technician
from Eden guest house in Pager division on Wednesday. Another body of unidentified
man was on Thursday found in the same division.
A police officer who preferred anonymity says that Ssembatya had been conducting
training with a team of doctors from the health Ministry from Kampala before
He says the deceased had booked the Guest House since Sunday but notes that
yesterday morning as his colleagues checked on him, he was non-responsive prompting
a forceful break-in.
“The deceased had been training a group of health workers in the district
accompanied by doctors from Kampala, it was his third day but on the fateful
morning, he didn’t respond to his colleague’s calls. He was found dead when the
door was forcefully opened,” he says.
Robert Ogen the Officer in Charge of Criminal investigation at Kitgum Central
police station notes that the body was taken to Gulu Regional Referral hospital
accompanied by some of his colleagues for post-mortem to establish the cause of
Ogen also says that the second body is of a man suspected to have been hit on
the head by suspected thugs and his motorcycle stolen.
This is the third time in less than a month that unknown thugs are
targeting cyclists and stealing their motorcycles within Kitgum Municipality.