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Kazo: Man drowns in a dam

Residents of Kigando cell in Rwemengo Parish, Kanoni sub-county, Kazo district are mourning the death of a man in his 30s whose body was found floating in a dam.

The deceased has been identified as Tumwesigye Abel, a resident of Rwemengo in Rwemengo parish who went missing 4 days ago after leaving home for burial in the same village.

According to an eyewitness, Kwikiriza Martin, a casual labourer in the Kigando cell said that he realized the body was in the water when he was going to give water to the cows and notified the manager of the farm, to call the police.

Kyokunda Gaudia, the mother to the deceased said that her son went missing 4days ago after telling her that he was going for a burial only to be informed that his dead body was found floating on the water.

Mutungi Patrick, the chairman of LC I Kigando cell in Rwemengo confirmed the incident and intimated to our reporter that he had received the bad news at around 10am as the residents asked him to join them to retrieve the body from the water.

Magyezi Henry, the vice chairman Kanoni sub-county and also councilor Rwemengo parish and Hon Peter Kabandize councilor representing Mbogo parish, attributed the incident to drinking too much alcohol.

Police from Kazo police station led by the OC CID transferred the body to Kazo Health Centre IV for postmortem as investigations continue.

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