One Makerere University student has been stabbed to death following the chaos that erupted between rival camps the National Unity platform(NUP) and Forum for democratic change (FDC).
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Bewatte Betungura, a law student at Uganda Christian University (Kampala Campus) and a resident of Kikoni Zone B, Makerere 3 Parish Kawempe Division in Kampala.
”It is alleged that during the campaigns a scuffle ensued between two Political party supporters that resulted in the stabbing of the deceased by students who were allegedly led by Hon. Kabuye Frank among others” Police Confirmed in a statement.
According to sources at Makerere University, Betungura had gone to solicit support for his friend Justus Tukamushaba from the FDC party.
Betungura died shortly after reaching Makerere University Hospital where he was rushed bleeding after being stabbed in a scuffle that ensued during the campaigns.