Belly Mujinga Wiki – Biography
Belly Mujinga was a railway ticket officer at Victoria station in south-west London. She has died coronavirus after being spat at while on duty.
- Belly Mujinga worked at the ticket office at London Victoria Station.
- She was spat at on the concourse of Victoria Station in March
- Days later she had fallen ill, along with her colleague who was also spat at
- Mother-of-one was admitted to Barnet Hospital, where she died on April 5
- Her colleague made full recovery, while police launch hunt for the man who spat
She has died at the age of 47.
She was on the concourse of Victoria station in south-west London in March when a member of the public who said he had Covid-19 spat and coughed at her and a colleague. Within days of the assault, both women fell ill with the virus.
Cause of Death
Belly Mujinga died of coronavirus after being spat at while on duty. She had underlying respiratory problems, was admitted to Barnet hospital and put on a ventilator but died on 5 April, the TSSA union said.
The union has reported the incident to the Railways Inspectorate, the safety arm of the Office for Road and Rail, for investigation and is taking legal advice on the situation.
Her husband Lusamba Gode Katalay said the man had asked his wife what she was doing and why she was there.
Ten people were able to attend the mother’s funeral, but friends and family have paid tribute to her online, with one person writing: ‘Rest in peace aunty Belly Mujinga that we used to call “Mama I Baby”‘
Colleague Akin Macaulay wrote: ‘Belly, my colleague and my birthday mate, may your soul rest in peace and may the Lord comfort your Husband and daughter and the extended family at this time and uphold them all.’
Mr Macaulay shared a fundraising page which had raised £1,500 to support the GTR worker’s family.