A Ugandan student has reported been found dead at Shenyang in Shenyang city in Chine the capital of Liaoning province.

According to Acting Ambassador to China, Philip Kanyoonzi, Mbogo Shafiq and holder of passport number B0981623 was found dead outside his hostel yesterday 27th February 2020 at about 2:00 PM.

“Initial information indicates that Shafiq had died after he fell off from the balcony of his hostel.” Philip said adding that the ministry has contacted the management of the university and the public security bureau who confirmed his demise.

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He said investigations are underway to establish the actual cause of death. Public security bureau has however ruled out homicide. Shafiq according to his travel documents, was a 22 year old, hailing from Mbale district.

He was fourth year private student undertaking his bachelor’s degree in international business and trade. His mother known as Dorothy Wagalinda currently lives in United Kingdom. The school revealed that they had already communicated to her about the death and her desire is to have a proper report about his death and have the body returned for decent burial.