By Sandra Tumwekwase
Police in Bushenyi yesterday retrieved a body of a 44 year old man who fell into a pit latrine trying to recover a phone.
The deceased is James Kabwemera a resident of Rwakahuka Ntungamo Kyeizooba in Bushenyi district was promised Ug shs10, 000 if he recovered a neighbor’s phone that had fallen into the 50 ft pit latrine.
According to SP Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi region police spokesperson, yesterday at 8:00am James tied a rope around his waist and then on the banana stem then sloped into a pit latrine but when he could not come back, the people he had called police who removed the body at 10:00am.
This is the second incident in this year in greater Bushenyi first being of a resident of Nyakibere cell Kasana sub county Sheema district who died after he fell into a 60 feet pit latrine as he tried to recover money that had fallen in the latrine. Wilson Byamukama aka Kyaka was trying to recover Sh60, 000 from the latrine, leading to his tragic death.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website