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Body of Fisherman Retrieved From Lake Victoria

Mbabali committed suicide by drowning on Friday afternoon. Residents tried to search for his body from the lake in vain until it was found last evening. The deceased’s body is scheduled to be transported this morning to his ancestral home in Mawogola for burial.

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The body of the fisherman who drowned himself in Lake Victoria after torching his property at Nkose Landing Site in Kalangala district has been recovered.

Mbabali's body was found around 100 meters away from the shoreline of Nkose Landing Site on Saturday evening. 

Mbabali committed suicide by drowning on Friday afternoon. Residents tried to search for his body from the lake in vain until it was found last evening.

The deceased’s body is scheduled to be transported this morning to his ancestral home in Mawogola for burial.   

Rashid Bbosa, the Nkose Landing LC I Chairperson, says the decision by the fishermen to take his life is a concern to the local leaders.

 

//Cue in:"Abantu abo oluusi..

Cue out:..nti nfudde lwakino:"// 

John Ssembule, the Nkose Landing Site Information Secretary has appealed to the district authorities to consider providing counselling services to fishermen to avoid similar occurrences.    

//Cue in:"Tusuliriddwa nnyo abantu..  




Cue out:..kuliko emboozi eyawukana,"//


 

At least four fishermen have committed suicide in the space of one month at Nkose Landing Site.