By our reporter

Police have confirmed that Muhammad Kiddawalime, one of the two wanted thugs who escaped from Masaka Court last month has been killed.

Kiddawalime was last night killed by a mob in Mukoko village, Bukullula Sub County in Kalungu District as he tried to rob one of the residents in the area.

It is alleged that the deceased was together with Musa Galiwango, with whom they escaped from Court.

The Southern regional police commander, Latif Zaake, confirmed the death of Kiddawalime and promised that they are still pursuing the second criminal.

At the beginning of March, Kiddawalime and Galiwango escaped from Masaka court were they were scheduled to appear for a trial where they were accused of being part of the recent wave of murders and robberies that occurred in the greater Masaka sub-region.

The suspects had been produced before Masaka Chief Magistrates court for the mention of the case before committal to the High Court.