KABALE – A second year student at African College of Commerce (ACC) in Kabale district has died while procuring unsafe abortion.
Sarah Uwimana, 22, died on Sunday at a local clinic in Kigongi ward, Kabale Municipality, where she had been rushed as she bled profusely after allegedly attempting to abort.
The deceased hails from Nyakabande in Kisoro district. She was pursuing a diploma in records management. She resided in a hostel in Kekubo cell, Kirigime ward in Kabale Municipality.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson said the body was taken at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital for a postmortem.
Adrian Ndemere, the College’s Director narrated that the student attempted to abort after the college carried out a medical checkup on all female students.
Ndemere added that four other students at the college have been sent home to bring their parents after they were found pregnant.
Source: Radio West