Another Rwenzururu kingdom royal guard who has been imprisoned in Kirinya Prison in Jinja has passed on.
In press release by the Rwenzururu kingdom spokesperson, Hon. John Thawithe, the deceased, Mzee Yona Thembo of Katwabwemi in Maliba Sub County, died over the weekend from reported hypertension.
The King, the Royal family and the entire Kingdom condoles with the bereaved family following this unfortunate incident.
The Kasese district Chairperson, Mr. Geoffrey Bigogo extended his condolences to the bereaved family and the Entire Rwenzururu Kingdom before he asked Government to expedite the process of releasing the remaining Royal Guards. Mr. Bigogo speaking………
Earlier in his condolence message, His Majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere had used the same opportunity to re-echo his earlier appeal to all the general public in and outside the Rwenzori region to adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures issued by President Museveni and the Ministry of health to contain the spread of the deadly corona virus, especially now that Kasese has registered unprecedented corona virus infections.
The late Yonah Thembo is the seventh Royal guard to die in Prison, may his soul rest in eternal peace. END.