Simon Peter Angeet was showing movies and the English Premier games in his video hall when a power blackout occurred and he stepped out to start the generator when the electricity power suddenly returned and shocked him to death.
Simon Peter Angeet, the Katakwi Businessman electrocuted.
A 34- year- old businessman in Katakwi died on Sunday night
after being electrocuted in Ocorimongin Trading Centre.
The deceased identified as Simon Peter Angeet was
showing movies and the English Premier games in his video hall when a power blackout occurred.
Simon Atubi, a friend of the deceased says that Angeet had stepped out of
his video hall to start a generator when electricity power suddenly returned
and shocked him.
Atubi says that Angeet was pronounced dead on arrival to
Katakwi General Hospital where he was rushed for treatment.
“Angeet has been a very hard-working young man from Amuturo
Village." Atubi said. "He was formerly a butcher before changing to the digital world. He
was trying to start a generator but had not turned off the electricity when the power came
back and struck him.”
Atubi told our reporter that it is the first incident in
Ocirmongin Trading Centre since the power line was extended to the area.
When contacted, Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional
Police Spokesman said that he had not yet received the details of the incident.