One dead, 6 admitted over consuming dead meat

One dead, 6 admitted over consuming dead meat


One woman confirmed dead and other 6 are still admitted at Rushere Community hospital in critical condition over eating meat of a dead cow in Kyabagyenyi, Rushere Town Board, Kiruhura District.

The deceased who is yet to be known was a woman and other 9 making a total of 10 people were from two families eat the meat of the dead cow on Friday immediately they develop complications of stomach paining and were rushed to Rushere community hospital  were one died, three were discharged and six are still admitted.

Samson Kasasira the Rwizi region police spokesperson confirms the incident noting that as police they are in touch with the health expert such that they come up with the proper cause of the death.

Kasasira says that the owner of a cow reveals that it has been sick for close to two weeks.

He says as police the postmortem was done and the samples were taken to Kampala as investigations into the matter are underway on what could have killed the cow that.

Kasasira further warned the public to resist from buy cheap meat but to always buy at the recognized butcher.