Police have taken over investigations into the sudden death of motor rally ace Charles Muhangi who passed away this morning.
Muhangi, a prominent businessman was found lying lifeless in his bed at his house in Munyonyo on Friday.
His death was met with shock and sparked wild rumours.
According to friends and family members, the rally driver was okay last night.
One of his close friends, Salim Uhuru says they were with him a Guvnor last night up to 3am in the morning.
Several people, upon hearing the death of Muhangi took to social media with speculations that there could have been foul play.
The first communication about the death of Mr Muhangi, according to Uhuru, was made by Muhangi’s immediate neighbour Col. Felix Kulayigye.
“Good enough, family members have agreed with police to conduct post mortem so as to put the rumours to halt and find out the actual cause of death,” Uhuru told NBS.
Police by publication time had sealed off the house with now one allowed access to the room where the body was.
Earlier today, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman Luke Owoyesigire told us the body would be taken to Mulago Referral Hospital for post-mortem.”
Muhangi, who made a fortune in the transport business, had been in a protracted war with city tycoon Drake Lubega over the ownership of Qualicell Building in downtown Kampala,
He owned Horizon Coaches which plied the Kabale-Mbarara-Kampala route.
Born in Igara, Sheema District, Muhangi came to light in the 1990s when he won the Africa Rally Championship.