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Aquatic hazard! 45 Year old woman drowns in Rukiga District

The body of a 45 year old woman was today July 9th 2020 afternoon, retrieved from River Ruboroga after she allegedly drowned.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Revion Police Spokesman confirmed the incident and identified the victim as Kyikabaliza Provia a resident of Kamuhanga village Nyakashebeya Parish in Kashambya Sub County in Rukiga District.

Maate said the the deceased was known to be mentally sick in her village and therefore could have accidentally drowned.

Residents who talked to our reporter said that the deceased was earlier seen at her home but no one could tell how she drowned in River Ruboroga which is found in Nyakitabire village.

Maate however said that a case of death by drowning was registered at Kashambya Police Station under reference number SD 05/09/07/2020 to help establish if the deceased committed suicide or fell in the river accidentally.


Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija
Patson Baraire Mushaija is a Seasoned Journalist. He has an experience of Field and Community reporting for over 20 years. He started his career at Daily Monitor in the 1990s and is known for breaking major stories that remain topical issues today like the Bwindi Massacre and Kibwetere Inferno. He also worked at New Vision before concentrating on Digital Media. He has worked as reporter and news editor for a number of Media Organisations. Baraire is a family man, practicing farmer, and public speaker, is passionate about community Journalism. He is currently a Co-Editor at the Informer Ug an Online Publication in Western Uganda. Patson is widely traveled in East and Central Africa where he has attended several media training and Election Monitoring. He is passionate about Environmental Issues and Health Reporting.


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