Police Retrieves a Body From School Pit latrine

Police Retrieves a 4 Year Old’s Body From School Pit latrine, Teacher Arrested

Police in Mbarara Municipality has recovered the body of a 4 year old Baby Class pupil at Joe Foundation International School from a pit latrine, sending shock waves through the school and the neighboring community.

Rwizi regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira says Ian Ikiriza is believed to have accidentally fallen in one of the school’s pit latrines on Tuesday morning.

Residents in Kiyanja cell, in Kamukuzi division criticized the directors of the school for not paying attention and taking measures for such eventualities.

They further blamed the Class teacher who they said was supposed to escort the baby to the toilet.

Police arrested one of the school teachers Rona Kyompaire, under whose care was the deceased at the time of the accident.

She is detained at Mbarara police station and could be charge with negligence according to the police spokesperson.

Kasasira says the body was taken to Mbarara hospital for postmortem