Uganda: Minister Kibuule's Children Drown in His Swimming Pool

The swimming pool at the home of Minister Kibuule in which the twins drowned on Monday.

The family of the State Minister for Water, Mr Ronald Kibuule is mourning the death of his two-year-old twins who Monday drowned in the home's swimming pool, at Mbalala, Nama Sub-county, Mukono District.

The toddlers, according to a domestic worker at Mr Kibuule's home, who preferred anonymity to speak freely, drowned at about 5:30 pm.

The worker said their mother, Ms Fortunate Kibuule, had gone to Namataba, where she supervises workers at a family's construction site.

Mr Kibuule was also not at the home.

Mr Luke Oweyesigire, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman said the bodies have been taken to Kawolo Hospital Mortuary for post-mortems.

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