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Kenyan National in Iganga Survives Mob

The Kenyan national, whose identities have been withheld by police, is a hawker from Nampirika village in Nampirika Sub County, Iganga district, He left the country early last week and returned on Friday.

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A Kenyan national on Friday survived being lynched on allegations that he had entered Uganda through Busia border without being screened for the Coronavirus.

The Kenyan national, whose identities have been withheld by police, is a hawker from Nampirika village in Nampirika Sub County, Iganga district, He left the country early last week and returned on Friday.  

His neighbours, however, surrounded his house and tasked him explain whether he was under quarantine and started beating him up thereafter.  He, however, fled to Iganga central police station for safe custody. 

Sayyid Mukoti, the village chairperson says that the Kenyan was coughing and spitting profusely, but declined to seek medication attention, forcing residents to become suspicious. 

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Iganga District Police Commander, David Ndaula says that the suspected patient was interrogated and later taken to Iganga general hospital for medical examination. 

Ndaula adds that the patient was later referred to the Jinja regional referral hospital for further management. 

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