Authorities of Namitsa Sub County in Namisindwa District have warned residents against alcoholism.
The warning was made at the burial of 47 year old Phillip Wekesa, a resident of Bunamotongo village in Namista Sub County.
Wekesa drowned in river Namitsa on Friday last week on his way from a drinking spree.
His body was discovered on Saturday morning by residents.
Yosam Nabitungu the LCIII chairperson for Namitsa Sub County said that people should regulate the amount of alcohol they consume and endeavour to get home early.
Samson Wetaya the LCI chairperson for Bunamotongo village has asked the Namisindwa District leaders to set aside funds so that the bridge at river Namitsa is replaced