Crime & Investigation

Kanungu Man, 36, Dies In Waragi-drinking Competition

this geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>According to the District Police Commander, Edson Muhangi, the deceased with six others including two police officers had participated in a Waragi drinking contest with each taking seven glasses of the local gin.

Kambarekye later felt unconscious before being rushed to Katate Health Center where he died,” explained Muhangi.

The DPC added that six others including Joseph Kamugisha and Kapaka Arinaitwe, both police officers, were rushed to hospital in critical condition after taking part in the drinking competition.

Muhangi therefore warned residents against such practices that he said put their lives in danger.

“We are hunting for the organizers of the competition and will be charged accordingly,” explained the District Police Commander.


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