Police in Rukiga district is investigating circumstances under which two suspected thieves were killed by mob.

The deceased are Alex Kyaringabira 24, a resident of Rwengabi cell Kyerero parish, Bukyinda Sub County Kabale district and Keneth Twekwase 21, of Rwabusinda cell, in Ntungamo district.

The two were on Wednesday caught red handed after breaking into Barigye’s house at Iboroza cell in Kyerero parish.

They had stolen two old sauce pans.

Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesperson says they were notified as soon as possible and the deceased’s bodies were taken to Kabale referral hospital for postmortem.

Inquiries underway and the case is regisreed at Rukiga police station under file number CRB 399.