Police are considering slap charges related to negligence to parents of minors who lost their lives at the Freedom City mall stampede during the New Year celebrations.
Initially, the death toll was at 9 but by today afternoon, it had raised to 10 after one of the several injured individuals breathed his last.
This was revealed by the police spokesperson, Fred Enanga following the arrest of event promoter, Abby Musinguzi also known as Abitex.
Addressing journalists at the police headquarters in Naguru this afternoon, Enanga said they are also hunting for other event organizers who were part of the fateful event.
Enanga says Abitex is charged with negligence that could have caused the death of 10 people.
The event hosted about 5,000 revelers and police are examining whether Abitex and his team followed the security and health guidelines issued to them when the event was okayed.