Stephen Kangiriho, a Special Forces Command (SFC) soldier attached to the advance team of the first lady, also Education minister Janet Museveni is battling for dear life at Mbarara regional referral hospital after being stabbed in a bar brawl.
Kangiriho was stabbed in the stomach by unidentified reveller at New California T&J Transit bar and hotel, a popular night spot for sex workers in Kabale municipality in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
Ms Museveni is scheduled to officiate at the Open Day of Kabale University today, Friday. An eye witness told URN on condition of anonymity that Kangiriho got into a fight with unidentified reveller when he tried to forcefully grab a sex worker from him.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, says the unidentified reveller stabbed Kangiriho in the stomach using a knife and took off.
He says the victim was first rushed to Kabale hospital before he was referred to Mbarara hospital. Police cordoned off the New California T&J bar and the neighbouring Bamboocha and Oceans bars. 54 people were arrested as police continues with the investigations.