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Lamwo Police Investigates Death of Construction Worker

The deceased was identified as Ivan Ahimbisibwe, 24. Ahimbisibwe was part of the workers constructing UNHCR offices in Palabek Kal Sub County, Lamwo district.
27 Mar 2019 13:26
ASP Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson
Police in Lamwo are investigating the death of a worker of Keystone Construction Company.

The deceased was identified as Ivan Ahimbisibwe, 24. Ahimbisibwe was part of the workers constructing UNHCR offices in Palabek Kal Sub County, Lamwo district.

Eyewitnesses told police that on Monday, Ahimbisibwe was in the company of his colleagues who went out to drink in a local bar, but returned home in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.

β€œOn Tuesday morning at 6:00 am his friends found him lying helplessly and was rushed to Happy Time Clinic, a private health facility in Palabek Kal Town Council,” said ASP Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson.

Okema added that the deceased was pronounced dead on arrival. He says that the police have opened an inquiry file into the incident.

The UNHCR with Office of the Prime Minister - OPM and other humanitarian agencies are carrying interventions in Lamwo in Palabek Ogili, Palabek Gem and Palabek Kal sub-counties where at least 34,000 South Sudanese refugees are settled.