University student found dead in hostel

Crime Scene

By Jonah West Muhooza,


Police in Entebbe is investigating circumstances underwhich Christian Kahumo, 23, a Congolese national and university student in Uganda died in his hostel room.

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The deceased was a second-year student of software engineering at Sapali Institute of Technology and Management Entebbe Wakiso and a resident of Bugiri-Bukasa village, Katabi Town Council in Wakiso District.

 Kahumo was on Thursday July14, discovered by his coursemates who became suspicious of his whereabouts after he spent two days without attending lectures. 

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan police deputy spokesperson said they says police was informed and the deceased body was picked and taken to city mortuary Mulago for a post-mortem. 

Police recorded statements from relevant individuals and investigation into the cause of Kahumo’s death are ongoing

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