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Key suspect in Uganda’s New Yr stampede arrested

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Authorities in Uganda have introduced the arrest of a key suspect implicated in a stampede that resulted in 10 deaths.

The host of the occasion, Elvis Francis Juuko, was arrested on Friday becoming a member of the organiser of the New Yr’s Eve occasion, Abby Musinguzi, arrested earlier.

Each are accused of negligence.

The victims of the stampede have been amongst a crowd that had packed right into a small passageway to observe the fireworks exterior the Freedom Metropolis procuring centre in southern Kampala. 

A lot of the victims have been between 10 and 20 years previous.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered a swift investigation into the tragedy and provided the households of the deceased a contribution in direction of funeral bills.