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Mob Justice in Uganda is Killing innocent People
One person has been murdered at katwekamwe cell, Rwentondo ward, Eastern Division, Rukungiri municipality, Rukungiri District.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson told Howwe.Biz that 21 year old Ahereza Crescent, a peasant, was beaten up by a group of men identified as Joseph, Genuario, Muhumuza, Sodi, Kakoza, Allan, Mugabe, Byaruhanga among others on suspicion that he stole a goat.
Maate added that police is yet to find owner of the goat, while the animal is also still missing.
Ahereza was rushed to Nyakibale Hospital where he died on Thursday at about 1200hrs
Police visited the scene of crime, Post Mortem was done, but no arrest has yet been made, as inquiries are ongoing under file Ruk.sd 27.25.01.18.
Police in Kanungu is investigating circumstances under which one unidentified man was murdered and another one injured by mob.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesperson told Howwe.Biz that the unfortunate events took place last night at around 11:30 hours within Kanungu Township. The duo was suspected thieves.
Maate explains that police rushed to the scene and managed to rescue them, while the deceased who had been rushed to Kanungu health centre 4 in critical condition died moments later.
The other man is in police custody. He has been identified as one Turyahebwa Juma 30 years old of Runyinya village Kishenyi parish Kanyantorogo s/c Kanungu district.
“Efforts to get those involved in this criminal activity are being made so that are brought to book and charged accordingly. Kanungu SD 56/18/01/18 refers” Maate told us.