Form 3 student drowns in Likoni ACK guest house swimming pool

Form 3 student drowns in Likoni ACK guest house swimming pool

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Mombasa,KENYA:Police in likoni Mombasa have blamed the management of likoni ACK guesthouse following the death of a student who drowned in the swimming pool Tuesday evening.

Evans kibaso Osiemo, 18, died at 5pm after drowning.The body was moved to coast general morgue awaiting postmortem.

Likoni police boss Willy Simba said the deceased was swimming with other students and when he did not surface, they raised alarm, prompting the security guards to dive into the pool to try to save him but it was too late.

Simba said the manager will be prosecuted for negligence which led to the death of the student.

“We want the management to tell us where was the pool attendant was when the incident occurred. This shows negligence of the management”, he said.

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This is the second incident of drowning in the ACK guesthouse.A class seven pupil Keva Ndonya of Mt Sinai Academy died on March 18 in the same pool.

When Baraka FM morning visited the hotel on Wednesday, it was business as usual, as a few pupils were at the swimming pool, oblivious of what had happened the previous day.