Police and Ministry of Health officials in Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in Uganda.
The body of Mr Samuel Kinywa Wangware, 35, a resident of Mathira in Njeri, Kenya, was on Saturday found inside the cabin of his truck at Busitema revenue checkpoint in Busia District by Mr Paul Njoroge, a colleague.
Mr Eriya Elepot, the Busia District Police Commander, said preliminary investigations into the death pointed to natural causes; however, police was working hand-in-hand with medical teams to establish the cause of death.
Mr Njoroge said he had stopped his truck to greet the deceased, only to find him dead.
“I was heading to the Malaba border, saw his truck and stopped to greet him but unfortunately, I found him dead,” Mr Njoroge said.
Sources said the deceased had on Friday evening parked his truck registration number KAT 578T at Busitema checkpoint while heading to Nairobi from Kampala; but was complaining of feeling