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Body Of Missing Kenyan National Recovered


Police have found the body of Joseph Wafula, a Kenyan National, who drowned in Aswa River in Angagura Sub County, Pader district last year.

The remains of Wafula, a Kenyan consultant engineer, was identified after DNA test was conducted on a body that was recovered from the river on Jan, 28, 2020,

Wafula drowned on November 25 along with Charles Komakech, a resident of Angagura Sub County after their canoe capsized in the river.

Komakech’s body was retrieved a day later by police divers.

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says DNA test indicates that the body was for Joseph Wafula.

Wafula was reportedly sub-contracted by PAC SpA, an Italian construction company undertaking the Achwa 1 hydroelectric power station works.

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