By Simon Abaho
Shock has engulfed residents of Kabulengwa in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, after a storeyed building that was under construction collapsed and killed the owner.
The incident happened Saturday 16/072021, at around 12:48 PM. The deceased has been identified as Joseph Kawesa , 29.
ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Police(KMP) deputy spokesperson, said; “The deceased’s body has been rushed to Kampala Capital City Authority mortuary, Mulago, for a postmortem.”
He added however that the police were still investigating the incident to establish what caused the building to collapse.
Owoyesigyire said in a statement that the territorial police in Nasana have started investigating the fall that happened at around 12: 48PM in Nansana Municipality.
He added that”The Police Fire Prevention and Rescue Services are still at the scene in search for the foreman of the site building, who is believed to still be trapped under the rubble.”
He also noted that the police shall communicate details of their findings after the investigation, especially the cause of the collapse and the number of victims as soon as possible.
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