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Gun Fire Rocks Masaka after adverstised artites snub concert

Chosen Beaky was one of the artistes booked to perform at the concert

Gun fire rocked Kyanamukaka trading center on Sunday night following a violent riot by revellers over failure by advertised musicians to perform.

Trouble started after all the major artistes slated to perform at a show organized at Buyaga trading center in Kyanamuka Sub County in Masaka district did not show up which angered the revellers.

According to Paul Mubiru one of the revelers says that they paid shs 10,000 to watch John Blaq, Chosen Becky, Carol Nantongo and comedian MC Mariachi among others artists  but they did not show up which angered them.

He said that at about 2am revellers turned rowdy after getting tired of performances by upcoming artists and karaoke demanding for a refund of their money from the organizers of the event led by Dissan   Kasasa, who fled for his

dear life after failing to explain why the musicians they had advertised did not show up.

Police was forced to shot in the air to disperse the angry revellers who had started destroying the music system and lights at the show before burning down the truck fuso that was carrying the generator that was supplying power at the show.

The southern regional police spokesperson Paul Kangave

Preliminary investigations indicate that several properties such as lights, plastic chairs and speakers were destroyed among other items that were looted by revellers.

The southern regional police spokesperson Paul Kangave says that police has arrested at least five people to help police with investigations into the matter.

He said that the 3 Police officers that were hired to provide security shot in air to disperse the rowdy revelers but failed to maintain situation which prompted them to call Masaka police station for reinforcement.

Kangave has warned event’s organizers against advertising artists they have not hired to perform at their shows to avoid such incidents. The burnt vehicle was towed to police as they hunt for Kasasa one of the event organizers goes on.

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