Crime & Investigation

Football: 6 Bushenyi Students Killed in Post-match Celebration


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about it geneva;”>The deceased have been identified by Police as Clinton Nuwaha, Robert Mugabi, Raymond Nuwonyesiga, Sam Aruho.

A girl and boy only identified as Suzan and Apollo also perished in the accident.

Two students who sustained injuries were rushed to Mbarara regional referral hospital in a critical condition while other casualties remain at KIU hospital in Ishaka.

Rwakatende S.S had just defeated Bishop Ogez High school during post primary football held in Bushenyi town.

Eye witnesses said that during the celebrations, Rwakatende students were behaving in a rowdy manner in the middle of the road and sometimes forcing drivers to stop.

The District O.C Traffic, Bushenyi, Wilfred Byamugisha identified the lorry driver as Moses Kyakabale who was beaten by enraged students and left for dead.

Byamugisha attributed the accident to reckless driving.


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