Pilgrim collapses to death in Namugongo

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The territorial Police at Kira Division is currently investigating the death of a pilgrim identified as Arinitwe Jack line, 49 a peasant at Katokori Village, Kyanarwa Parish, Katanda sub-county in Rubirizi District.

The incident happened today 30/05/2022 at about 11:30 am in Namugongo Parish, Kira Municipality Wakiso District.

The deceased was among the 90 pilgrims who were trekking from west Ankole diocese for the martyrs’ day celebrations slated for Friday 3rd June.

Her body has been conveyed to the city mortuary Mulago for Postmortem to help establish the exact cause of death.

The police would like to convey their condolences to the family of the deceased person and also advise all pilgrims to always rehydrate in a way of taking enough water and also have enough rest during the pilgrimage .

May Her Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.


ASP Luke Owoyesigyire

Deputy PRO KMP


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