The area LC I chairperson, Stephania Nassaka, says the body was taken to the Kalisizo hospital for postmortem before it was handed over to the family members for burial.
The body of the teenage girl who jumped to death in Kyakatagwa River in Kyotera district on
Monday to protest the arrest of her boyfriend has been recovered.
Kyakatagwa village in Kabira sub-county retrieved the deceased’s body
from the river on Wednesday morning after searching the whole of Tuesday in
The area LC I chairperson, Stephania
Nassaka, says the body was taken to the Kalisizo hospital for postmortem before
it was handed over to the family members for burial.
//Cue in: “Omulambo twaguzudde…………
Cue out:…………neyekanyuga mu mazzi.”//
According to Nassaka, this is the first incident of its kind
to happen in her village.
//Cue in: “Twafunye
wano ba lubbira………………
Cue out:…………abenganda bagende baguziike.”//
Richard Kalanzi, the Kabira LC III Chairperson, says that
the girl's parents dragged her boyfriend to police for spoiling their
He says the furious teenager warned to end her life if her
lover was not released immediately.
Kalanzi has appealed to
residents to always seek counsel from the local authorities on family matters
that are beyond their control.
Judith Akello, the Kyotera District
Police Commander (DPC), says investigations are still on.