Police in Kampala is holding a Mestil hotel manager alongside swimming pool attendant over neglect of duty leading to death of 13 year old one Ismail Magoba.
According to information obtained by this investigative website, Abdul Abubaker a swimming pool attendant on Sunday evening together with the yet to be identified manager failed to stop Magooba from entering the hotel swimming pool.
It is reported that while Magooba was fighting for his life in the pool, he tried to call for assistance from the manager and pool attendant who were around but they kept on watching as he breathed his last.
Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire confirmed the arrest of manager but could not provide more details.
Owoyesigire added that, “It’s true the manager was arrested to help us with investigation because there was negligence of duty by the two.”
A source at police says CCTV footage shows the late entering the pool in the presence of the pool attendant and the manager but the two did not help him while he drowned in the deep side of the pool.