Smart Robert Mugabe.
Residents of Rwakabengo ward, Southern Division, Rukungiri Municipality want the authorities to establish proper management or shift Rwakabengo Health Center 3 mortuary that is emitting an unbearable stench which they complain has become a burden to their lives .
Rwakabengo mortuary handles postmortem services for both the Municipality and district at large and receives unclaimed bodies from all corners of the district .
According to health workers at the facility who spoke on condition of anonymity, the mortuary received 2 bodies which have stayed unclaimed hence emitting a stench that has engulfed the area
Health care services were yesterday paralyzed due to the unbearable stench
Tumuhairwe Enid A senior citizen who operates an eatery in Rwakabengo revealed that she suspended business activities as a result of the unbearable stench.
The LC1 Chairperson Rwakabengo A cell, Rwakabengo ward, Southern Division Baryamanya Joramu appealed to the authorities to establish proper management or else shift the mortuary to a convenient place
The Town Clerk Rukungiri Municipal Council Sharifa Nakintu Rugasa says that police drops at least 2 unclaimed bodies weekly but affirmed that arrangements to dispose the bodies are ongoing