Crime

SUSPECTED MOTORCYCLE THIEF LYNCHED BY MOB IN KIKUUBE

By Chris M Bruno

KIKUUBE: Police in Kikuube district are investigating a murder by mob that happened on Wednesday in Kigaya west ward, Buhimba town council.

ASP Julius Allan Hakiza the Albertine region police spokesperson told ugreports that the unidentified male adult was beaten to death by mob on allegation of having stolen a motorcycle.

”The yet to be identified man stole a motorcycle, and the angry mob decided to pursue the suspect thus beating him to death,” he asserted.

Hakiza also explained that the incident happened at the burial in the home of Francis Kaahwa in Kigaya west ward, Buhimba town council Kikuube district.

The police spokesperson said that the suspect’s lifeless body was retrieved by police and taken to Hoima Regional Referral hospital pending postmortem report.

”We haven’t arrested any suspect in connection to murder, and no one has yet claimed for the body,”said Hakiza.

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He warned the public against mob justice and called upon anyone with information concerning the mob to report to the nearby police station.

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