Police at Kabalagala are investigating an incident of the drowning of a two year old female Juvenile.
According to Luke Owoyesigyire the Deputy PRO Kampala Metropolitan Police, the incident happened on Sunday 27th March 2022 at about 7pm, at Munyonyo Speke resort.
It is alleged that the deceased child who had gained access to the premises with her parents Nabawesi Florence and the father only identified as Micheal was left unattended to and fell into a nearby Pond.
The incident was captured in the CCTV footage recovered from the premises. The child was rescued and given CPR by near first responders and later taken to Mulago Hospital for treatment, but she was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Owoyesigire said that investigations into the incident are on and currently, it has been ascertained that there was some Negligence exhibited by the parents.
He urged parents to always keep a close eye on their children while moving into new environments.
Investigations are ongoing and more communication will be done at an opportune time. We are also conveying our condolences to the bereaved family on the death of their child.
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