Toddler drowns due to parent’s negligence

Date: 2022-03-30

By Nabirye Edith

The Police at Kabalagala is investigating an incident of the drowning of a 2-year old female Juvenile. The incident happened on Sunday 27th March 2022 at about 7pm, at Munyonyo Speke resort.

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson ASP Luke Owoyesigyire it is alleged that the deceased child who had gained access to the premises with her parents Nabawesi Florence and the father only identified as Micheal was left unattended too to be on her own and fell into a nearby Pond.

The incident was captured in the CCTV footage recovered from the premises and the child was rescued and given CPR by near first responders and later taken to Mulago Hospital for treatment, but she was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Owoyesigyire says investigations into the incident are on and currently, it has been ascertained that there was some Negligence exhibited by the parents .

He urged the Parents to always keep a close eye on their children while moving into new environments.

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