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DJ killed for playing “boring music”

DJ, boring Music, Uganda

You can get killed for various reasons in various part of the world but for playing “boring music”? That’s a no-no.

A Ugandan DJ, identified as Jerry Okirwoth, was reportedly killed by concert-goers for playing what they considered as ‘boring music’.

Jerry, a part-time DJ and secondary school student was killed in a disco hall in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda.

He was reported to have been killed for failing to play their favourite songs, as reported by an online media platform, Tina! Magazine.

Meanwhile, the Nebbi Resident District Commissioner, William Bob Labeja, who confirmed the incident in a press conference blamed the management of the facility who according to him failed to protect the late disc jockey.

In 2014, three Zimbabwean men were charged with murder after assaulting a DJ on Independence Day for playing ‘boring music’.

The DJ, Elson Samuel Tirivavi, 22, suffered severe head injuries after he was hit with a chair and a bottle in the ensuing fight.