KAMPALA – The Uganda Police Force is currently biting on some nails waiting on what will come next, after news come in of increased number of deaths from yesterday’s event as Ugandan rioters stormed streets. This rubs off the previously informed number of 3, then later it was reported that the death toll rose to 7 and now again, more have been added on the tally.
This website has come to learn that city mortuary at Mulago National Referral Hospital has today Thursday by 10am recorded a total of 16 dead bodies of yesterday’s Ugandan rioters. These riots that spread like wild fire, were recorded in Jinja, Luuka, Mbale, Soroti, Masaka and other places in Uganda.
Again, in Iganga it was reported that two people were killed today Thursday as the polivce tried to disperse the irritated Bobi Wine supporters. They all succumbed to gun shot wounds. Now the total tally as of now stands at 19, the confirmed total.
These protests followed the brutal arrest of NUP party president Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert aka Bobi Wine, and whisked off to Nalufenya prison in Jinja city. This number of dead rioters is still increasing as the tally has not captured other places yet.
According to a local blog, The Informer Ug, Dr. Moses Byaruhanga the chief pathologist said that of the received bodies, 15 are men and 1 is female. Again, as the doctor was still reporting the num,ber of dead people, 3 more bodies were delivered on spot on the same case, killed in riots.
However, according to a police report, earlier on it was reported that only 7 people had died as a result of being shot at by the police. More so, it is further known that security has been beefed up at Mulago Mortuary as people are reporting to pick up bodies of their dead people.