Augustine Bagonza, the Masaka landing site LC1 Chairperson says the decomposing body was spotted by women who had gone to fetch water on Friday at around 9a.m.
Fishermen on lake Albert. Photo by Emmanuel Okello.
in Buliisa is stuck with a decomposing body of a man in his 30s whose body was
found floating on the lake Albert waters.
The decomposing body was recovered by women who had gone to fetch water at Masaka
landing site in Buliisa on Friday morning.
Bagonza, the Masaka landing site LC1 Chairperson says the decomposing body was sighted
by women who had gone to fetch water on Friday morning at around 9a.m.
later notified his office prompting him to alert Buliisa police who immediately
swung into action and retrieved the body with the help of fishermen.
says the deceased could have drowned in the lake from another landing site since
he is not a resident of his area.
Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday morning that police picked the body
and later conveyed it to Buliisa general hospital mortuary where it is currently lying adding that both the police and the hospital management is stuck with the body.
to Hakiza, no one has yet come to claim the body.
December 2018, Police in Buliisa was forced to bury the remains of a man
whose body was recovered near Wanseko landing site. The body was recovered by
fishermen who handed it over to police.