Police Doctors Reveal ‘Real’ Cause Of Gen. Lokech’s Death, Burial Arrangements Released

Police Doctors Reveal ‘Real’ Cause Of Gen. Lokech’s Death, Burial Arrangements Released

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Kampala: According to the latest landing on our desk from Uganda Police Force, based on a post-mortem examination that was carried out on the body of the deceased, by a team of 4 pathologists, the deceased died due to a blood clot.

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The team of pathologists established that the victim got a fracture of the right ankle joint, around the end of July 2021. They say it was a simple fracture that was being managed at RUBY Medical Centre, by an Orthopedic Surgeon. Physicians put a POP cast at the victim’s leg and managed him as an outpatient, with regular reviews. They further encouraged him to do mild exercises while at home.

It was further established that the pain in the right leg started increasing in the last 2-3days, and the victim notified his Orthopedic Surgeon, who scheduled an appointment for him on 21.08.2021, at around 8.30am -900am. Police says that at around 7:54, the victim called the Orthopedic Surgeon to reconfirm their appointment. ”It is unfortunate, that shortly after, the victim started facing breathing problems and called his personal Doctor, Dr. Ben Khiingi, who rushed to the home but found the victim breathing his last and died.”

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According to Police. during the autopsy, the pathologists opened the right lower leg, which got injured and found a very big blood clot, that had formed in one of the big blood vessels. They further opened his chest and found part of the blood clot had been carried into the lungs. As a result, both vessels in the lungs were blocked, thus leading to the shortage of breath and subsequent death. It was thus concluded as death due to natural causes.

”The IGP would wish to inform all family members, relatives, friends, in-laws, well-wishers the UPF and UPDF fraternity and all members of the public,” says police Spokesperson Fred Enanga before adding that the burial arrangements for the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Paul Lokech, who passed away on the 21.08.2021 is as follows;

Wednesday 25.08.2021: The body will be transported to his home at Kitikifumba in Kira Division, for prayers and viewing.

Thursday 26.08.2021: The body will leave Kampala for his home in Baibir village in Pader District.

Friday 27.08.2021: Burial will take place at Baibir Village, Ludele parish, Pader Town Council, in Pader District.

”We want to inform all mourners and well-wishers, planning on visiting the family or attending the vigil and service at the deceased’s home, that due to COVID-19, they are reminded to wear a mask, sanitize or regularly wash their hands with soap and also maintain social distancing. There is a capacity limit with the burial arrangement at the home in Kampala, in Pader and at the burial grounds at Baibir village, Pader district. Those planning on paying their last respects in the village are also advised to do so in a safe manner. Our enforcement teams will maintain safety and security within and around all venues,” adds Enanga.

The burial will be with full honours from the police, while the gun salute will be presented by the UPDF. The pal-bearers are UPDF officers at the rank of Major General, while the sword bearers are police officers at the rank of Commissioner, added Enanga.

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