Oyam, Uganda – The authorities of Anyeke Health Center IV in Oyam Town Council, Oyam District are stranded with an unclaimed dead body of a male adult believed to be in his 30s. He was found dead along the Gulu-Kampala Highway in Kamdini last week on Friday.
The deceased is unidentified, and it is suspected that he may have been killed in a road accident involving a speeding vehicle during the night on Friday. On Saturday morning, the police retrieved his body and transported it to the mortuary at Anyeke Health Center IV.
Joseph Owani, the In-charge of the Surgery Ward at Anyeke Health Center IV, confirmed the report and stated that plans are underway by the police to transfer the dead body to the mortuary at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, where unclaimed bodies are typically kept.
Attempts to get a comment from OC Traffic Oyam District, Mr. Sirvaco Apollo, were unsuccessful as his well-known telephone number did not connect despite multiple attempts.