Disturbing reports indicate that Kabale Municipality Mayor Sentaro Byamugisha was attacked by Kabale District Chairman Nelson Nshangabasheija in a bar fight in Mbarara City about a week ago.
It is alleged that the two leaders who had gone to Mbarara City for a workshop engaged in a heated argument over an unidentified woman, which escalated into a physical altercation.
Mayor Byamugisha sustained facial injuries as a result of the fight.
A CCTV camera video clip reportedly retrieved from the bar shows Chairman Nshangabasheija walking away with the woman in question after the fight.
The incident has sparked outrage among residents of Kabale Municipality, who are calling for the two leaders to be held accountable for their actions.
Police have reportedly launched an investigation into the matter.