Body of a man who drowned in river Sosiani retrieved

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Police removing the body from the scene

After five days of searching, the body of a 33 year old man who drowned in River Sosiani in Lugari sub county has been retrieved.

According to Mwamba sub location assistant chief Edwin Nashirobe, the body of Alex Chunguli was discovered at Chebaiywa village in the neighbouring Uasin Gishu County and retrieved by local divers who have camped by the river since he drowned on Wednesday last week.

Police officers advised the family to follow due process during burial and to swear an affidavit before proceeding with the process.

Officers from Turbo police station removed the body from the scene and took it to the deceased’s home in Sosiani village for burial.

Chunguli slipped and drowned when he had gone to wash his clothes in the river on Wednesday last week.