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Bungoma man wins Sh1000 in drinking competition, dies minutes after

Deadly prize

Police van outside a Mortuary

A man died on Monday during a drinking competition in Kimilili Constituency, Bungoma County.

Reports indicated the 28-year-old passed away after he won the price which was Sh1000 on Sunday evening.

The competition required the participants to consume a five-litre bottle of Chang’aa and be proclaimed the winner.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the body transferred to Kiminini Funeral Home, Trans Nzoia County.

Kakamega man dies during drinking competition on an empty stomach

In a similar incident in 2018, a man from Kakamega lost his life after participating in a drinking competition while on an empty stomach.

The man who had been identified as Mufutu Nyongesa, had gathered with some of his friends at a local bar and decided to have a drinking contest.

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The winner would get more alcohol as the prize, if they managed to drink the most liquor in the shortest time.

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