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Mengo Hospital on the spot for ‘KILLING’ Daily Monitor Journalist

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KAARO KARUNGI | KAMPALA – Mengo Hospital has been put on the spot regarding the death of Daily Monitor sports photojournalist John Bugembe Ssenkubuge.

Ssenkubuge, who has been a sports photographer for the news daily was pronounced dead last Friday after he succumbed at Mengo Hospital.


John Bugembe Ssenkubuge
John Bugembe Ssenkubuge

According to medical records, Ssenkubuge succumbed to high blood pressure will led to a raptured nerve and spilled blood into his brain.

The deceased had earlier fainted at a motor garage in Mulago and dashed to a nearby clinic for handling before being referred to Mengo Hospital as his condition was not changing for the better.

However, the family narrates that on reaching Mengo Hospital, they were told to pay shs900,000 ahead to enable different tests and diagnosis, which they did.

The diagnosis pointed to particular bleeding in the brain requiring emergency surgery to save the life of the 52-year-old.

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