Police in Hoima have announced today, they will investigate the death at a clinic of a pregnant mother.
Jacqueline Waikan, was rushed to Kicoora clinic in Nyakabingo village, Buseruka Sub County, shortly after she developed labor pains on Sunday.
While at the clinic, Waikan developed complications and instead of referring her to a bigger hospital, Uperu, the clinic owner made a swift attempt to operate her.
Waikan however died shortly after the operation on Sunday evening. The baby however survived.
Waikan's father was infuriated by her daughter's death and reported the matter to the police. Augustine Auma, accuses the clinic attendant of foul play which could have resulted into her daughters death.
Auma wants police to apprehend the clinic attendant and charge him with murder. The clinic attendant is however on the run.
Ramathan Doka, the Hoima District Criminal Investigations officer, says the matter has been brought to the attention of the police, and that investigations into the circumstances under which the woman died have been launched.
But as police embarks on Investigation, Deo Onyinyi, the deceased's husband says his wife's death was accidental and the clinic attendant should not be sued.
The CID is now waiting for a post mortem report to proceed.
Augustine Kasangaki, the Hoima district police commander has warned expectant mothers against delivering in clinics most of which are operating illegally.