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Bada Scando a resident of Mite cell, Yivu ward, Ayivu west division in Arua City.

By Moses Alinda

ARUA: The body of the man who is believed to have disappeared in River Ega floods has been recovered Wednesday evening lying by the river side.

Bada Scando a resident of Mite cell, Yivu ward, Ayivu west division went missing on the evening of Tuesday 23rd of August after he was believed to have drowned in River Ega following the heavy downpour that evening which caused disaster in Arua.

Bada’s body was found lying by the River side at the point where River Ega joins river Enyau at the River bank within Arua city.

According to Geria William the son of the deceased, since Wednesday after the disaster they have been looking for their father.

They even went up to the workplace in search for him but found when he was not there a belief that he might have drowned in water since the bridge had been washed away by the running water.

According to Alio Christopher, the deceased brother, they searched for the Bada for more than three days until he was discovered by farmers who felt bad when they were in the garden planting potatoes.

Malon Avutia the Ayivu division mayor who responded to their call informed the police about the incident.

Bada was a cobbler near pacific hotel in Arua town and is believed to have died at the age of 51.

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