A bar operator in Busia identified as Othieno Juma, in Busia is under custody for severely cutting a customer who failed to pay his bill after consuming a drink known as Kampako, commonly sold in various bars at Ugx.1200.
The incident happened on Sunday the 3rd of July 2022 at around 11pm when the bar fight broke up.
The 37 year old victim has been identified as Wabwire Sande and is currently admitted at Busia Health Center IV where he was rushed to by residents late in that night.
According to one of the witnesses, Juma approached Sande asking him to pay his bills which he reacted to in an odd manner. This led to a fight which led to his severe cuts all around his body.
The 27 year old is Juma is currently being held at Busia Central Police station where he was taken shortly after the police got a call from residents reporting a case of violence.
The case was registered under the file SD-Ref: 35/03/07/22 and police is investigating circumstances under which the fight broke up.
Both the victim and suspect are residents of Sofia B zone Northeast B Ward eastern Division Busia Municipality.