Waragi kills 18 in Moroto

People burying one of the man who died as a result of consuming alcohol in Tapac sub county in Moroto District. Photo by Steven Ariong

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  • He said the 70 people who died include the infants whose drunken mothers would sleep on unknowingly. He said alcoholism even fuel other in disciplines like, sexual harassment and domestic violence, among others.
  • According to Mr Aruk, although police have tried to contain the overflow of crude waragi in the region by arresting and prosecuting the dealers, the main challenge remains on the sachet one which he said people pockets it as they drink.

At least 18 people have died after consuming crude waragi in Kosiroi mining site in Tapac Sub County, Moroto District, local authorities have said.

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