By Ambrose Kweronda
A student of Bishop Barham University yesterday drowned on Lake Bunyonyi at Kagasha village Kitoma parish Rubaya sub county Kabale district.
The female student has been identified as Elizabeth Twebaze a university student at Bishop Barham Kabale and resident of Kabale Township.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region police mouthpiece told www.mknewslink.com reporter that on the 18/08/2021 at around 14:00hrs, the victim plus three other sisters who had gone to visit their grandma’s place went to wash clothes at Lake Bunyonyi.
Maate narrated that the four decided to go for swimming but the deceased who allegedly did not know how to swim ended up drowning in the lake.
The sisters tried and immediately helped out but she was already dead. Her body was taken to grandma’s home for burial.
Maate advised the people around the lakes to always take water safety precautions very serious if they are to avoid such incidents that claim lives of innocent citizens.
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