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4 Medics detained over death of newly wed bride.

Police in Kampala has in custody four medical officers of Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Clinic Bukoto in connection with the death of a newlywed bride.

Courtesy photo

According to police investigations, the deceased; Joana Namutebi  had just concluded the process of having an IUD inserted in her body, a day after her wedding. After which, she developed severe effects which included a pounding headache and vomitting and became unconscious moments after the procedure. Namutebi  who was then at the fertility hospital was later transferred to Victoria Hospital in a very critical condition where she slipped into a coma.

Courtesy photo of the IUD.

Efforts to stabilise her condition were unsuccessful as Namutebi’s health deteriorated quickly and was pronounced dead shortly after.

Charles Twiine; the spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, confirmed that the four medical personnel are detained at Kira Road Police Station as investigations into the incident continue.

Our reporter established that Namutebi wedded Derrick Wabwire last Friday.

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