A 38-year-old man who went missing in Bundibugyo district has been
Baguma’s body was found floating in a flooded valley in Nyaundigere and Bundimulombi
villages. He went missing on Monday.
On Monday, water submerged gardens in Bundimulombi 1 village in
Bundikeki parish in Kirumya Sub County in Bundibugyo District. The water flooded
Nyankiro valley, which sits between Bundigere and Bundimulombi villages.
According to the residents, the water that had occupied the area began
forming last week.
Abraham Bamwitirebwe, the Kirumya Sub County LCIII says that he
had received reports from Baguma’s family that he disappeared from his home and has been missing
for the last three days.
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Pauline Baraza the deceased’s father said at first they thought
his son was arrested by police for flouting covid-19 regulations but was
shocked to be informed that he had discovered his body floating
in the water.
The Bundibugyo Acting DPC Enos Koojo said they have embarked on
investigating the incident .
Julius Businge a Geo- Observer in Bundikeki parish working with
Mountains of the Moon University-Fort Portal, last week told URN last week said
that the position occupied by the water was originally a route for the
small Nyankiro stream.
This stream was blocked by the 2019 massive landslides leading to the recent
stagnation of water.