The lifeless body of Nakyanzi Hadijah a female market vendor was discovered by her colleagues at the Nakawa Market.
Police and local authorities are currently at the market to ascertain the circumstances under which the deceased died.
Statement from Police “The police at Jinja Road have registered a sudden death of Hadijjah Nakyanzi, 55, a resident of Salaama, Makindye Division. The incident took place today 14/07/2021 at Nakawa Market in shop 118 where the victim was found lying lifeless. The police at Nakawa was informed about it and they consequently informed Ministry of Health team which safely removed to the body.The cause of death is currently unknown, but the police has been able to talk to some relatives and we have ascertained that the deceased has been sleeping in the market since lockdown was enacted again and was having underlying diseases. Her body has been conveyed to Kampala Capital City Authority mortuary at Mulago for a post mortem to ascertain the cause of death”.Asp Luke Owoyesigyire Deputy PRO KMP14/07/21