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Soldier Succumbs to Wounds Resulting from Brawl

During the scuffle, Ngobi reportedly stabbed Kwewana with a knife in the neck and fled into hiding. Kwewana bled profusely and was rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital emergency unit for further management.
Private Michael Kwewana, a Uganda People's Defence Forces-UPDF, soldier attached to Gaddafi barracks in Jinja city has died following a heated fight with his friend. 

It is alleged that Kwewana clashed with 23-year-old Zakayo Ngobi after developing a misunderstanding over a commercial sexual worker during their leisure time at Kamuyodisa bar in Bwase zone in Buwenge town council on Monday night.

During the scuffle, Ngobi reportedly stabbed Kwewana with a knife in the neck and fled into hiding.  Kwewana bled profusely and was rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital emergency unit for further management.

He was later referred to Bombo military barracks hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival on Tuesday afternoon. 

Kiira Regional Police Spokesperson, James Mubi, says Ngobi is locked up at Nalufenya police station awaiting prosecution. He challenged bar owners to tighten security measures for the safety of their clients.

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