Police in Sheema District are investigating circumstances under which a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death over an afoot ball match.
Marcial Tumusiime the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson identified the deceased as Jackson Aineruhanga 25 years, a peasant and a resident of Rwanyinakahire cell, Rwamujojo ward, Sheema Central Division, Sheema municipality Sheema District.
Tumusiime further identified the suspect as Vincent Bainomugisha Mechanic, a resident of the same named address.
It is alleged that on the evening of Sunday 3rd September 2023, the victim and the deceased developed a misunderstanding in the video hall while watching football, between Machester United and Arsenal.
The two went to the bar of Coleb, who chased them out of his bar because they were quarreling.
This forced the suspect to to run after the victim and stabbed him in the chest with a sharp Stick and eventually died.
Tumusiime said the scene was visited by police detectives and a piece of a stick with suspected blood stains was recovered from the scene and exhibited.
He said the body of the deceased was conveyed to Kabwohe Health Centre IV pending post-mortem.