One of the revellers told URN condition of anonymity that Akampurira developed a misunderstanding with two other revellers only identified Babu and Jasper when they attempted to snatch a woman from him.
A 30-year-old man in Kabale
municipality has lost his life in a bar brawl over a woman. The deceased is
Approx Akampurira, a resident of Kitumba sub-county in Kabale district.
Akampurira was stabbed
to death around 9:00 PM on Sunday while at New California T & J bar Oasis
Pub, a known hangout for commercial sex workers in Kigongi Central division,
One of the revellers told URN condition of anonymity that Akampurira developed a
misunderstanding with two other revellers only identified Babu and Jasper when
they attempted to snatch a woman from him.
Akampurira resisted the attempt,
saying there is no way the two could have the woman yet had bought for her
alcohol. He says that a scuffle ensured leading to a fight, in which one of the revellers
stabbed Akampurira in the stomach with a knife. The two and other revellers
fled the pub after the incident leaving Akampurira bleeding seriously.
intervened after around 40 minutes and rushed him to Kabale Regional Referral
hospital where he breathed his last due to excessive bleeding. Ely Maate, the Kigezi
Region Police Spokesperson, said efforts are underway to apprehend the
He also condemned those violating the curfew and ban on social
gatherings as part of the COVID-19 containment measures.
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This is not the first stabbing incident at California T & J bar Oasis Pub.
In June 2018, Joshua Tusingwire, a driver and a resident of Muhamya village in
Nyarwanya parish in Rubaare Sub in Ntungamo district also stabbed to death Stephen
Kankiriho, a soldier attached to the Special Forces Command-SFC and part of the
security detail of the first lady Janet Kataha Museveni while fighting for a