Man Drowns In Acholi Inn Hotel Swimming Pool .

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A man identified as Joseph Ochira was on Sunday morning found dead in a swimming pool at Acholi Inn hotel in Gulu town.

A man identified as Joseph Ochira was on Sunday morning found dead in a swimming pool at Acholi Inn hotel in Gulu town. Oringa, a member of Gulu Rugby Club is suspected to have drowned, after returning from a drinking joint tin Gulu town.
 
Speaking to URN on condition of anonymity, because of the sensitivity of the matter, some staffs at the hotel suspect that the man was drunk when he dived into the water.They said Oringa, a resident of Layibi in Gulu Municipality was a regular swimmer at Acholi In hotel swimming pool.
 
Johnson Kilama, Northern Regional Police spokesma,  said on Monday that a quarter bottle of V&A wine and half drunk bottle of Nile Beer were recovered from his pocket.
 
A team from Police fire brigade department retrieved his body at around 12:30pm and took it  to Gulu Referral Hospital for postmortem.
 
This is the second death in one year, after Ahmed Fayid a student of Alliance High School in Gulu drowned in the same swimming pool in January last year. Fayid was in the company of two friends; a girl and a boy when he drowned in the swimming pool.

He was dragged out of the pool unconscious and rushed to Gulu Independent, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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