Kamuli Pupil Died of Cardiac Arrest

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Mukembo, a primary five pupil at Butabala primary school collapsed and died instantly during yesterday’s 400 meter race competition held at Busota primary school in Kamuli municipality.

Post-mortem report released by Kamuli General Hospital indicates that 14-year-old Emmanuel Mukembo died of cardiac arrest.


Mukembo, a primary five pupil at Butabala primary school collapsed and died instantly on Friday during  the 400-meter race competition held at Busota primary school in Kamuli municipality.

School authorities tried to provide first aid to Musoke but he was already dead.

According to a copy of the post-mortem report seen by URN, Mukembo suffered blood pressure coupled by a cardiac arrest which caused his death. 

Sarah Nabirye, the deceased's grandmother, told URN that, the school management agreed to foot the burial expenses.


  "It is hard to accept the death of my only grandchild, but for now, the school management has agreed to foot the burial expenses," she said.

Meanwhile, Ahmad Madiri, the Kamuli district police commander says that police has embarked on investigations and will release a conclusive report. "The post-mortem report is a sign of relief to our investigations, but as police, we are still making inquiries and a conclusive reported shall be released on the same," he said.