By Spy Uganda
Police has issued summons against the proprietor of the Freedom City, the managers, other organizers of the 31st event that left over 10 dead.
In a statement released by Uganda Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the masters of ceremony, ushers, bouncers and private security guards who were dedicated to the event have also been summoned.
Also summoned are police officers and other security personnel who were deployed to secure the event.
The Force has also revealed, ”We wish to inform the public that the task team, actively investigating the tragic new year concert incident, where 10 concert goers died at Freedom City, on the 1.01.2023, managed to charge the promoter of the event, a one Abby Musinguzi, with 9 counts of Rash or Negligent Acts causing death C/S 277 of the Penal Code Act.”
Enanga says the above followed legal guidance from the office of the DPP, after establishing that there were defects in the planning and control of the concert.
”At a later stage, we shall listen to the parents to some of the children to establish how they separated from them and got trapped in the passageway and gates,” says Police adding;
”Additionally, we are going to share a comprehensive list of guidelines on various aspects of planning and managing events, in partnership with the police, inorder to avoid a repeat of such tragic incidents.”