Busia, Uganda – Police in Busia District, eastern Uganda, are currently investigating the perplexing circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a 55-year-old taxi driver while engaging in an affair with a woman at a local guest house.
The deceased, identified as Muhamadi Mukungu Ssalongo, a resident of Buduhira Village, Dabani Sub-County, Busia District, collapsed instantly at Mwesigwa Guest House in Kisenyi ‘A’ Village, Busia Municipality.
According to Moses Mugwe, the spokesperson for Bukedi South Regional Police, preliminary investigations suggest that Mukungu visited the guest house on Wednesday at approximately 8 pm in the company of a woman to spend the evening together.
In a twist of events, Mukungu escorted the first woman back around 9 pm. However, upon returning to the same guest house, he reportedly picked another woman and brought her to the same location for further activities.
“After the said act, the man collapsed and died instantly. The said woman informed the management of the facility, who later reported the matter to the police,” explained Mugwe.
The Busia police homicide team and Scene of Crime Officers (Soco) visited the scene. Initial findings reveal that the body was discovered on the bed without any visible injuries. The deceased’s body has been transported to Busia Health Centre IV Mortuary, awaiting a postmortem examination.
As investigations continue, authorities are keen to determine the exact cause of Mukungu’s sudden demise. The incident has left the local community shocked, prompting discussions about the risks associated with clandestine affairs and the need for individuals to prioritize their well-being.