In a statement released by police, it indicates that , At around 17:30hrs security manager Escom called Nalufenya police on phone reporting drowning of people at Kiira dam, this was even registered under SD REF 09/30/08/2020. This involved two boats one which had four people namely Hassan Alwi,(father), Shakira Super (mother), Alwi Amirror (child),Jafalu Alwi (child), Okidi Patrick (staff). and the second boat had one person not yet identified who had come to rescue the first boat, which had experienced an engine failure
Upon receipt of information, a team police officers from Nalufenya police station led by oc station, oc CID, Nalufenya medical team, together with Police marine responded to the scene and managed to rescue and saved two lives from the water which had reached Kiira dam Tabines.
Homicide team and soco from Jinja CPS joined in visiting the scene.
PARTICULARS OF SURVIVORS.
Those who survived and rescued people are Jafalu Alwi m/j 12yrs, Okidi Patrick m/a 39yrs all are under going treatment at Nile international hospital in Jinja City.
-Search for those who drowned is still on going.
PARTICULARS OF DROWNED PEOPLE
1-Hassan Alwi ( Adirector of international university of East Africa),
3-Amirror Alwi(Their daughter and one rescue person not yet identified