A search is on by residents
of Lapem village Koch Goma Sub County Nwoya district for a young man who
drowned in river Ayago on Tuesday evening.
The deceased has only
been identified as Toopacu, a resident of Okii village.
The Koch Goma LC V
councilor, Alfred Okello says Toopacu drowned together with 16-year-old Isaac
Komakech, a resident of Lapem village.
According to Okello, Toopacu
drowned as he attempted to rescue Komakech who was drowning. Komakech’s body
has since been recovered.
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Agnes Ebong, the Nwoya Resident District Commissioner says some members of the
Coronavirus task force have been dispatched to the site to ensure there's
minimal contact between residents searching for Komakech’s remains.