Two students, including one in senior three have drowned at a senior four and six leavers’ party at Nabugabo beach in Masaka District.
The two students drowned during Prince Kalema Secondary School and St Joseph SS Butenga’s leavers’ party on Saturday.
Ronald Kyazze, 16, a senior three student at Prince Kalema Secondary School, Mpugwe, was identified after his body resurfaced. However the other student’s body is still missing.
The Regional Police spokesperson, Idi Ibin Ssenkumbi said police is still investigating circumstances that led to the death of the students and have arrested the chairman of Nabugabo landing site to aid in the investigations.
A watchman at the beach said that he heard teachers threatening to leave students at the beach claiming they were old enough to take themselves back home.