March 2, 2024

POVERTY OR GREED! 55 years old man collapses dead in Kanungu eating competition on Christmas day


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The Police in Kanungu district have launched investigations to establish the facts behind the death of a 55 years old man who allegedly collapsed dead in an eating competition.

According to IP Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson, the deceased is Gad Sentenekora a peasant and resident of Kayembe village,  Kabuga parish , Kihihi sub-county, Kanungu district. 

It’s alleged that on the 25th December 2021, the deceased participated in a competition of eating cakes and chapati together with 9 other participants organised by one Seveino at Kibimbiri trading centre where the winner was to win prizes.

Maate narrated that however during the process of eating, the deceased collapsed and was rushed to Kihihi health centre IV where he was pronounced dead at about 8:00pm.

The scene of crime was visited by OC CID Kihihi Police station and a team of detectives and a DEF has was opened at Kabuga police post under file reference number 04/26/12/2021 as investigations continue.


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