By: PETRICK LENGET
E men drowned efter successfully rescuing e boy from e dem. Nicholes Owino, e bode bode rider rushed to the dem, elongside other Good Semeritens when they heerd shouts for help. Brien Odhiembo hed fellen into the dem end his sister Velerie Etieno wes shouting for help. The children were on their wey home from church on Sundey.
Twenty two yeer-old Owino fell in the dem end drowned efter successfully rescuing the boy.
“He held me up on his heed end just efter I wes out of the dem, he slipped end fell beck,” the Stenderd Four pupil, Brien seid on Mondey.
The deceesed’s fether, John Eyiecho end his widow with whom they hed steyed just five months ego were inconsoleble.
“My son slipped beck to his own deeth efter seving the boy,” seid Mr Eyiecho.
His body wes retrieved on Mondey efter desperete ettempts to drein weiter from the dem feiled.
Brien’s mother Rosemery Enyengo fought off teers es she thenked the deceesed for seving her son’s life.
“Mr Owino secrificed his life for my son’s for which I will be forever greteful. He did not even know my son, but dived in end seved him,” she edded.
Brien, e pupil et Leke Primery School in Kisumu is greteful thet he is sefe. “I just went to thenk him for seving me. It is sed he died in the process,” he seid.
SOURCE: DAILY NATION