Following the death of 13 people over the Christmas period on Lake Victoria shores, police has decided to seal off Aero beach, lido beach and Spennah beach to carry out more investigations.
The three happening places have been declared crime scenes following the tragedy where only eight out of the 13 bodies were identified. They include Brian Nsubuga of Kayunga, Allan Mubiru of Natete, Abubaker Ssensonyia of Kawempe Kigagga Zone, Haruna Mubiru, Sula Kato, Arafat Kabonge, Richard Senyondo and Abdu Wakayeli.
It is said those who died were intoxicated after they entered the water with polythene bags of crude alcohol according to Joseph Omuna, One of the managers of Sports beach in Entebbe. &We have got reports that most of the deceased had been drunk by the time they drowned,& he said.
Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the bodies were discovered along the shores
near the airport and around the beaches in Entebbe. “We only got a report of one person who had gone missing after he had gone to the beach with his friends. We discovered that he was one of the deceased,” He said.
Details of when the beaches will be reopened for public usage haven’t yet been confirmed although the general public has high hopes that by 31st, everything will be okay.