SAD! 30 year old passenger dies in Kampala moving tax. The Police in Kampala are investigating unclear circumstances under which a 30 year old passenger was found dead in a moving taxi in the City.
ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson identified the deceased as Peter Apangu who was on Thursday 30th December 2021 afternoon found dead in a taxi registration number, UAU 859L that was traveling from Katooke, Bwaise to Kampala City.
It is alleged that when the taxi reached Nakivubo, the taxi operators tried to wake up Apangu to pay the fares only to realize that he was dead.
The homicide team later visited the scene and realized the deceased had a swelling on the eye raising suspicions that he had been beaten or hit.
Police later retrieved the body and conveyed it to Mulago hospital mortuary pending postmortem to establish the real cause of his death.
Owoyesigyire revealed that police have also arrested the driver of the motor vehicle John Semwogerere and Bruno Mawejje to aid in the ongoing investigations.