Bwambara fisherman drowns removing fishing nets from boat engine


RUKUNGIRI-The territorial police of Rukungiri are investigating the alleged death by drowning of a fisherman.

The deceased has been identified as Bright Niwandinda 32 years, a Fisherman, from Rwebinyonyi village, Rwenshama parish, Bwamabara Sub county in Rukungiri district.

According to ASP Elly Maate the kigezi region police spokesperson It’s alleged that on Saturday 17/12/2022 at about 6:00pm, On lake Edward, Rwenshama landing site, Rukungiri district, Bright and Mugisha Colleb were on the lake fishing using an engine boat, and then their fishing nets allegedly got stuck in the engine, and in the process of removing them from there, he allegedly slid off the boat into the Lake and went missing.

Maate says Inquiries are at hand and the search for the missing person is ongoing.