A 48-year-old man from Kamuli district, Eastern Uganda was found dead Sunday, August 7 after winning a drinking competition on Saturday, August 6. Edaily reports that the body of the deceased was found lying by the roadside near the bar where the contest was held.
According to an eye witnesses he died after drinking too much alcohol during the competition. It is alleged that the middle-aged man drunk too much alcohol to beat in the contest without considering the health risk. People, however, expressed their dismay on the rising cases of deaths caused by alcoholism in the area.