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UMEME employee dies following bar brawl

By Wilson Manishimwe

Added 18th February 2019 02:16 PM

According to Kigezi Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, Gregory Kanyesigye aged 30; an electrician at Kabale Umeme branch was assaulted on February 15 at around 02:00am at Mist pub and Lounge.

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According to Kigezi Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, Gregory Kanyesigye aged 30; an electrician at Kabale Umeme branch was assaulted on February 15 at around 02:00am at Mist pub and Lounge.

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KABALE- An employee of Umeme Uganda Limited has died following a fight at Mist Club in Kabale Municipality.

According to Kigezi Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, Gregory Kanyesigye aged 30; an electrician at Kabale Umeme branch was assaulted on February 15 at around 02:00am at Mist pub and Lounge.

According to Maate, the incident happened during social hours after they developed a misunderstanding with the bouncer identified as Frank Kingston.

“He was hit with an iron bar on the head and became unconscious. He was rushed to Dr. Paddy's Clinic and then Rugarama Hospital for first aid. Later, he was taken to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was pronounced dead on February 17, 2019,” said Elly Maate, the Kigezi Police Spokesperson.

Maate said investigations are under way and the hunt for the suspect who is on the run is on so that he is brought to book 

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