FISHERMAN DROWNS INTO LAKE EDWARD AT RWESHAMA LANDING SITE.
By Ambrose Kweronda
The territorial police in Rukungiri district are searching for a body of a Fisherman who allegedly drown into lake Edward at Rwenshama landing site.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson identified the deceased as Bright Niwandinda 32 years, a Munyankore Fisherman, a resident of Rwebinyonyi village, Rwenshama parish, Bwamabara Sub county Rukungiri district.
Maate told journalist that on 17/12/2022 at about 06:00pm, Bright Niwandinda together with Niwandiinda Mugisha Colleb were on the lake fishing using an engine boat. fishing nets allegedly got stuck in the engine and in the process of removing them, he allegedly slid off the boat into the Lake and drown into.
However, police are searching for a missing body while Inquiries are still at hand.
The case of death by drowning registered at Rukungiri Central Police station under reference number CRB 1372/2022.