KAMPALA: Police in Katwe has arrested two men for allegedly beating their friend to death in a bar fight in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
Deputy Kampala Metropolitan area spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, said Monday the incident happened when the friends had gone to Wine Bar in Makindye.
“While in the bar, a fight ensued among the three promoting the two to beat and fatally injured Bright Musisi .After the crime, they took off,” said Owoyesigyire.
The suspects are identified as Henry Kalanzi and Nicholas Kirumira.
One of the deceased’s relatives the three close friends had gone to hang out together but developed a misunderstanding that later culminated into a fight that later took the life of Musisi.
It took the intervention of other people in the bar to take Musisi to the nearby Malcom Clinic but it was too late to save his life.
A driver who helped take Musisi to the clinic reported the matter to Katwe police station.
It took the intervention of relatives who knew the suspects as close friends to Musisi to circulate their photos before police later arrested them.
“The body was taken to the mortuary for a postmortem whereas investigations into the matter are continuing,” Owoyesigyire said.
Owoyesigyire said the two suspects will be charged with murder.