By Kyamanduma Patrick
A P.6 pupil of infant preparatory school in Kasese Municipality was last evening electrocuted in Kisanga B cell, Kasese Guide Radio has learnt.
Late Julia Biira 16, a daughter to Misika Philimon of Saluti A reportedly stepped on a live electric wire after poles fell following a heavy down pour, the Kasese Divisional Police Commander SP Wilfred Bagenda has confirmed.
SP Bagenda who sympathized with the bereaved family attributed the incident to bad weather, saying investigation has commenced to ascertain the circumstances under which the deceased was affected.
SP Bagenda on electricity……
An eye witness, Mr. Jefferson Mumbere Kibanzanga who claimed was coming from Uhuru 50 gardens testified that he saw sparks from electric wires that claimed the life of late Julia. Mr. Mumbere on electricity…
The manager Umeme –Kasese Branch Mr. Jofesi Muhindo who regretted the incident, advised people to stop moving during rainy season. Mr. Jofesi speaking…..
By press time the Body had been taken to Kasese Municipal Mortuary for postmortem. May the deceased soul rest in Eternal Peace. END.