Alcohol Kills 11, Police Grills Bar Owners

At least 11 people have died after consuming a local brew in the past two weeks in Maganjo Zone, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, Uganda Police says.

Locals say those who consumed the brew would develop dizziniess, vomiting and become partially blind. They would then die in a short while later.

Police suspects the local brew could be poisoned, and has suspended the consumption until further notice.

Already, samples of the brew picked from different bars have been taken to the Government Analytical Laboratory in Wandegeya, Kampala, for further examination.

Police has also confirmed that several bar owners have been quizzed over the brew since those who died had taken the brew from their bars.

Marion Ayebazibwe