A primary three pupil
of Lukolo primary school in Jinja district has died in a fight with his
Mugulusi reportedly fell on the floor during the fight and bruised his head
before he breathed his last around pm Wednesday.
Efforts by our reporter to get a comment from the school
administration were futile.
However, a teacher at the school told URN condition of
anonymity that the two pupils were close friends and even shared a desk.
“I am surprised that this unfortunate incident
happened at such a time because these two boys have been so close in class and
even sat together,” he says.
Salima Nabirye, the guardian of the deceased, says the school
just handed over his body without offering her any explanation on the circumstances surrounding
“I have looked after this boy since his childhood and he has been
healthy throughout. I am surprised that he passed away under unclear
circumstances and the school didn’t offer any explanation,” she said.
Arajab Kakande, the LC I Chairperson Lukolo Village, says he was only
invited at the school when Mugulusi was already dead.
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Mary Nyangoma, the officer in charge of Mutai Police station, says
a postmortem was carried out before the deceased’s body was handed over to the
relatives for burial.
She however, didn’t explain what could have caused
the minor’s death.
Nyangoma says the boy who was involved in the fight with the deceased will be handed over to Kiira regional police station for further interrogation