Tumukunde rushes to Entebbe after another woman dies

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Tumukunde meeting Entebbe mayor and other leaders

The minister for Security Gen Henry Tumukunde on Monday rushed to Entebbe municipality to assess the security situation.

The minister met with security officials at Entebbe District Council Hall after another woman was killed in Kitara zone, Katabi Town Council in Wakiso district.

She was found naked and dumped in a bush behind rental houses along Kampala-Entebbe Highway.

The area LC1 chairperson, Lamech Kasujja, said the woman could not visibly be identified as a resident of the area.

Siraj Bakaleke, the Kampala Metropolitan South Police commander, said the woman was believed to be a mental patient.

Her body was taken to Mulago hospital for a post-mortem.

Police said in a statement, said the woman died from lack of food after collapsing at night.

Asan Kasingye, the police spokesman, said there were no signs of sexual assault or strangulation on her body.

Police spokesperson, Asan Kasingye

He urged the public to remain calm as police makes investigations into the matter.

Tumukunde told the Entebbe town Mayor, Vincent Kayanja, that he had gone to conduct sessions with security groups to examine what is behind this particular set of crimes.

“There have been deaths of women beginning with May. What we know is that they are mostly killed at night,” he said.

He said the victims disappear first but Ugandans should know that security is working diligently to handle this matter.

“I am here to discuss the security angle because police is handling the criminal angel.”

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