40-year-old National Resistance Movement -NRM supporter has been admitted to hospital
in serious condition after being stabbed at a rally in Kalisizo town council.
incident occurred at Kalisizo playground where Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the
Member of Parliament for Kyotera Constituency, held a massive rally last evening.
victim identified as Joseph Ssemazzi, a resident of Kyotera town, was attacked by an unknown man shortly
after arriving at the venue to join the huge crowd.
strange incident left many people scattered in confusion while the brave ones rushed the attack victim him
to Kalisizo hospital while bleeding profusely.
sharp blade sliced through his biceps and armpit as he tried to defend himself.
now, it is unclear how it happened as it was executed fast that no one spotted his attacker
or followed him. Surprisingly the police was not present at all at such a huge
is not yet clear how and why the attacker spotted Ssemazzi amid all those other supporters.
Dafara, the NRM mobiliser in Kyotera, appealed to police to intervene and
investigate the matter deeper saying that it is not the first time they are allegedly being attacked by the opposition supporters.
adds that they are waiting for a doctor’s recommendation whether he gets
referral or not.
says that if police and other security organs neglect such attacks on people
they may be forced to act contrary to the law.
in: “Embeera gyalimu si nungi………….”
Lutalo, a colleague to Ssemazzi, says that people who intimidate or attack
others because of their political affiliations and views should firmly be
Minister Kasolo has condemned the incident saying it was unfortunate, and he suspects
the rival groups for having attacked his supporter. He further warned to deal
with anyone who attacks his supporters and posters.