Old Kampala Police Station is investigating the death of two young women aged between 20 and 24, whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka village, Rubaga division.
The two were identified by neighbors as Huda Njuba and Safinah both former students of East African University.
Police was informed of the death by neighbors following a foul stench that was emanating from the room, which had remained closed for more than three days. Police says that there are no signs of struggle or injuries on the two bodies although one of them was found with a knife in her hand.
The scene-of-crime officers have since swept the scene for any possible evidence. Among the recovered exhibits are used condoms, the knife and phones found on the bodies of the two.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the detectives have since arrested the landlord to help in investigations.