Two secondary school students died after they drowned in a swimming pool in Nyanza town.
Brian Rwabukayire (14) and Yves Ngirinshuti (15), students of Ecole Techniques Saint Peters Secondary School drowned in the pool at Hotel Dayenu. The unfortunate incident happened around 3:30 pm on Monday.
Police spokesperson in Southern Province IP Emmanuel Kayigi has told IGIHE two men including Hotel manager and owner of the Dayenu were arrested while an investigation is underway for negligence of duty. . He also said that the search is on for the swimming pool “life saver” who is on a run.
“It was said the students usually were allowed to swim in the hotel pool. We arrested the owner and manager of the hotel. They claim that the pool attendant was not paying attention. They said that he escaped but they are hunting for him.”
The two students were on holiday.