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PHOTOS: Semwanga Body Re-examined Amid Tears, Fury

Semwanga's body at his home in Munyonyo. (Photos by: Badru Katumba)

The body of departed businessman Ivan Semwanga was Sunday taken to Mengo hospital for final postmortem analysis amid tears and sobs from friends and relatives.

The body reached Mengo hospital at around 15:00hrs aboard an A-Plus funeral services van.

The exercise (postmortem) which took more than four hours would later raise questions from the friends who were outside waiting.

Semwanga's children comfort their mother Zari at Mengo Hospital

Semwanga’s children comfort their mother Zari at their Muyenga home

At 7PM, malady one of the mourners only identified as Kato, more about who is a friend to the deceased, seek demanded for the body complained that they had delayed the body, questioning what their intention was.

One of Semwanga’s sisters only identified as Rita said medical reports from South Africa were indicating “Natural death” which was unbelievable to them and that’s why they asked for re-examination.

Semwanga's body arrives at his home in Munyonyo

Semwanga’s body arrives at his home in Muyenga

At around 20:00hrs the body was released and put in the funeral service van, with the help of the police and hundreds of boda boda men.

It was driven to his mansion in Muyenga through the roads of Kampala, Nsambya and Kabalagala where people where anxiously waited, screaming rest  in peace Don Ivan.

Hundreds agtehr at the road side cheering as Semwanga's body passes.

Hundreds gather on the roadside as Semwanga’s body passes.

On reaching home, the body was put in the compound for public viewing although no pictures were allowed to be taken.

His body will be taken to Namirembe Cathedral later today, from where it will be moved to his burial place in Kayunga.

Burial is set for Tuesday.

Friends wait impatiently at Mengo Hospital

Friends wait impatiently at Mengo Hospital

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Semwanga's relatives pay their last respects to Ivan Semwanga

Semwanga’s relatives pay their last respects to Ivan Semwanga

 

Semwanga's widow Zari Hassan

Semwanga’s widow Zari Hassan

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