The incident came about final week at a dance membership in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda, the place Jerry Okirwoth, an element time DJ and scholar at Parombo Secondary School in Uganda, was DJing. A mob of revelers on the venue immediately grew to become offended with Okirwoth, apparently as a result of he was not enjoying their favourite songs. Later, Okirwoth was allegedly killed by the mob within the venue.
Nebbi Resident District Commissioner William Bob Labeja spoke concerning the incident and blamed the venue’s administration for failing to guard the DJ from the offended crowd: "As the pinnacle of safety within the district, I'll not enable any disco operators to conduct their companies within the sub-county and anyone who defies the directive can be prosecuted. All disco halls in all sub counties should be closed as a result of they're inflicting insecurity and redundancy among the many youth."
Bosco Okwai, the Ndhew Sub-county chairman, mentioned that this incident ought to have been prevented, citing a 2011 bylaw that halted the issuance of licenses for dance golf equipment to function within the sub-county. “We need all of the native leaders to report those that defy the bylaw," Okwai mentioned.
This is simply the latest incident involving revelers attacking DJs. An analogous scenario occured in 2014 when three Zimbabwean males assaulted a DJ for taking part in "boring music" and had been charged with homicide.
At the time of publishing no expenses have been filed concerning the homicide of Jerry Okirwoth.