Body of Missing Makerere University Lecturer Found Floating on Lake Victoria

Date:

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

The body of a lecturer at Makerere University has been retrieved from Senene Island along the shores of Lake Victoria.

The deceased has been identified as Julius Mugaga 32. He was a lecturer at Makerere University and a resident of Kasubi in Lubaga Division.

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango confirmed the incident.

Onyango said that on May 16, 2024, police received information that fishermen had seen a body floating on the shores of Lake Victoria on Senene Island.

 According to eyewitnesses, the body was floating, facing up. The body of the deceased was picked up from Senene Island by a team of casual experts and brought up to Portbell for easy retrieval.

It is currently at Mulago City Mortuary for a post-mortem. Onyango adds that at the scene, police got an Aquos mobile phone, a bank deposit slip from Equity Bank dated May 13, 2024, in the name of Mugaga Julius, and a pair of rubber-blue sandals recovered near the body at the shores.

“The body was found in a decomposing state, dressed in a dark and light blue t-shirt and a pair of assorted coloured shorts.

The relatives were identified through the missed calls on the deceased’s phone, and one Ssebufu Alex, a biological brother, identified the deceased as Mugaga,” said Onyango.

Onyango adds that a case of disappearance was reported at Kawala police station, vide SD ref 14/15/05/2024. By press time, the body was still at the city mortuary for a postmortem.

Do you have a story in your community or an opinion to share with us: Email us at thestandard256@gmail.com
Or WhatsApp Us on +256750474440

- Advertisement -

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

Court Okays Bank to Recover Over UGX19 Billion from MTK Empire

The Commercial Division of the Kampala High Court has...

Chaos at Paidha CPS Leaves One Shot Trying to Grab Police Gun

BY ALEX PITHUA AND MIKE  RWOTHOMIO Zombo: Chaos erupted at...

Over 150 Arrested in Kampala Metropolitan Police Crackdown on Violent Crime

Kampala Metropolitan Police have carried out an intelligence-led operation...

MPs Arrest: Museveni Summons NRM CEC Amid Corruption Scandal

Kampala, UG:- President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who also serves...