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Warder dies after falling into open septic tank at Masafu prisons

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Warder dies after falling into open septic tank at Masafu prisons

The Police in Busia is investigating the death of a warder at Masafu prisons who disappeared on 26/03/2022 at about 2030/C from his work station.

The deceased is identified as No. 16621 Warder Lubega Daniel 26 years a resident of Masafu prisons quarters.

According to IP Mugwe J Moses the Ag. PRO Bukedi South Region, the deceased allegedly reported for duty to guard the prisoners’ cells, while Armed with Rifle No. 48016609 code Updf 02214 with 30 Rounds of Ammunition.

However, at about 2000/C when he was supposed to hand over, they could not find him. Lubega was later found dead in an open septic Tank on 27/03/2022.

Police led by the D/CIDO D/Asp Pido Timothy visited the scene along with teams from Soco and Homicide. 

His rifle with 30 Rounds of Ammunition was also recovered from the septic tank.

Mugwe says the deceased’s body was handed over to Masafu hospital mortuary for postmortem, while investigations into the matter continue.

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