Two boys drown in village river, only one body recovered

Posted: 2021-09-22T07:22:42Z
Two boys drown in village river, only one body recovered

Shock has gripped residents of Busenyangabo and Bucuzi villages in Kisoro district after two young boys drowned in River Kaku located in Nyamabuye village.


According to Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional Police spokesperson, the duo identified as Arinaitwe Junior a 12-year-old son of Yadeo resident of Busenyangabo village, Busengo parish in Nyarubuye s/county, and his friend only identified as Innocent a son of Maniragaba Safari resident of Bucuzi village in Buhumbu parish in Busanza went swimming in the river, at around 1300hrs on Monday.


However, the boys drowned in the same river. A search was mounted by residents and police, with hoes of recovering their bodies.


But by this morning, only the body of Innocent had been recovered, while that of Arineitwe Junior is still missing.


Maate says they have handed over the body of the deceased to relatives for descent burial while search for missing body of Arinatwe continues.