Another Jinja market, the Madhivani market has caught fire, destroying property worth millions of shillings.
It is not yet clear what the cause of the fire was, but business people who were operating in this market blame the loss on the police fire brigade from Jinja central police station, for delaying to reach at the scene.They believe if the emergency response reached in time,their property could have been saved from destruction.
The incident happens barely a year after Napier Market, also located in Jinja went up in flames. Police is yet to respond on the cause of the fire.
Meanwhile, the former Jinja East NRM Mp Contestant, Nathan Igeme Nabeta has extended his sincere sympathies to the traders who lost their merchandise.