Wilson Byamukama 43, a resident Nyakibere cell Kasana sub county Sheema district on Wednesday died in a 60 feet pit latrine, as he tried to recover wallet that fell into the latrine.
The deceased was promised a reward of Ugx. 30,000 by an unidentified colleague who had lost his wallet containing a driving permit, National Identity card and money worth Ugx. 60,000.
The deceased got into the pit using a rope, unfortunate he couldn’t come back. The locals waited for him to get out in vain. Police and firefighters from greater Bushenyi headquarters, were called to retrieve the body, unfortunately, they arrived late, He had already dead.
Police attributed Byamukama’s death to the alarming poverty in communities which has left people hopeless to an extent of risking their lives for little money.