Girl, 6, drowns in Mutungo drainage channel

Kids stand on a bridge above a water channel in Kampala

On 26th/ 12/2019 at around 1000/c one Mukamwezi Janat female, 42, a  house wife, a resident of Mutungo Zone 4, Nakawa division in Kampala District, reported the disappearance of her niece one Wabasambo Angel aged 6 years.

This took place on 26/12/2019 at around 0800/c at Mutungo zone 4.

A team comprised of detectives, uniformed personnel and crime intelligence was dispatched to the scene for fact findings.

At the scene it was established that the victim was sent with a young brother one Sanchez Kwizira aged 5 years to buy roasted cassava while it was raining and shortly after Kwizira went back crying that the sister had drowned in water channels.

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Fire brigade was contacted, together with the earlier dispatched team plus locals tried to search for body but in vain.

Marine has been contacted for reinforcement.

Statements obtained from the witnesses (neighbours) and one Nalongo Namusoke Resty confirmed for having seen a human body floating on water.

Efforts to have the body recovered still under way.



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