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Grief as Murdered Case Hospital Accountant is Laid to Rest

Francis Ekalungah, the Case Hospital accountant who was kidnapped and later found burnt to death in Kajjansi, was on Sunday buried amidst mixed reactions from his relatives and family about how and why he was brutally murdered.

Ekalunga who left behind a wife and four children was laid to rest in grief at his country home in Ebuchet-Mawero village in Busia municipality.

During the burial Ceremony, the family of the deceased urged police to carry on with investigations to establish the real motives of his killers.

Besides being the chief accountant of Case clinic in Kampala, Francis Ekalungah was the president of Uganda Cricket Umpires Association which he established after failing to excel as a cricket player.

Case Hospital boss Dr Kato Sebaale told mourners they were closely working with police and security agencies to investigate and establish the cause of the cruel murder.

He also pledged that “As employers of the late, we pledge to support the children of Francis until they are men and women”.

Francis Ekalungah was kidnapped by unknown people on January 2 as he traveled from his workplace to the bank.

He was later found dead and his body burnt beyond recognition.


His remains were identified by a DNA examination.

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