By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Uganda Police Force is currently mourning the death of Assistant Superintendent of Police, Gloria Nakiboneka who passed away on Monday night at her home in Kitemu, a Kampala suburb.
According to a police statement, ASP Nakiboneka was the Officer in Charge of Child and Family Protection Unit at Kabalagala Police Station, Kampala.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango revealed that the deceased was found dead in her house in Kitemu, where she was staying with her 6-month-old baby and a maid.
“The deceased has not been feeling well since last Friday and she was on maternity leave, the body was taken to the mortuary for postmortem,” said Onyango.
Meanwhile other sources claim Nakiboneka is suspected to have died of COVID-19 because she has been with the signs but she refused to go for check up and take medication.
“She died of COVID-19, only that she refused to accept untill she died. She had signs, she was advised to go for check up but refused,” a source on condition of anonymity told this reporter on phone.
When asked for a comment, the Kampala metropolitan mouth piece Patrick Onyango could neither deny nor confirm about the claims.
“I’m not aware of that, we’re still waiting for her postmortem report from Mulago Hospital, then i will be in position to give a conclusive comment,” Onyango told our reporter.
According to police, Nakiboneka went to St. Kizito Primary School, then Bukandula College Gombe for her ‘O’ level education and Luzira Lakeside College for ‘A’ level education before joining Makerere University.
The deceased joined Police in 2014 and she worked at various police stations including Bududa, Mpigi and Kabalagala.
“The entire Uganda Police Force has lost a dedicated, disciplined and hardworking officer. Burial arrangements are underway and will be communicated later,” said Onyango.