According to information obtained by URN, the minor was killed when the blade of the mower that was being used by David Okot to cut grass flew off and hit her forehead.
ASP Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa Region Police
A ten-yea-old girl has died in Gulu Municipality after being cut on the head by a blade
from a mowing machine.
The deceased has
been identified as 10-year-old Dinah Kirabo, a resident of Forest Sub –Ward,
Laroo Division in Gulu Municipality.
her death on Sunday afternoon when she went to fetch water from a borehole in
According to information obtained by URN, the minor was
killed when the blade of the mower that was being used by David Okot to cut
grass flew off and hit her forehead.
Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police spokesperson, says Kirabo was
rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and was transferred to St. Mary’s
Hospital Lacor where she passed on around 11pm.
also reveals that Nyeko who had earlier on abandoned the mower and run away, turned
himself in at Gulu University Police Post. He was handed over to Gulu Central
Okema says the deceased’s body is still lying at St. Mary’s
Hospital Lacor pending post-mortem. Police are investigating a case of rash and
negligence under Gulu CRB 1656/2019.