Tuesday 09th July 2018
Two men have died in a fight due to gambling in Mityana town.
According to Police, Ronald Mukiibi, a resident of Kabule, Ttamu Division in Mityana District, died after being stabbed by an unidentified man with whom they were playing a game of cards.
Witnesses said that Mukiibi had staked Shs30, 000, but when he lost, he refused to surrender the money to the man.
Nobert Ochom, the Wamala Regional Police Spokesperson said that the yet to be identified man picked a knife from a boy who was baking chapatti nearby, and stabbed Mukiibi in the ear.
Mukiibi, who was bleeding profusely, was taken to Mityana Hospital where he died.
According to Mr Ochom, residents arrested the man and beat him. The unconscious man was rushed to Mityana Hospital where he also died.
Mukiibi’s body was handed over to his relatives for burial.
The body of the unidentified man is in a mortuary at Mityana Referral Hospital.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website