By Arinda Nsheeka Wilfred
Police in Rubanda district is investigating circumstances under which a 26-year-old man was allegedly murdered by mob.
The deceased, Paka Tumuhimbise of Hamurwa sub-county, Rubanda district was lynched by mob as a result of theft. It’s alleged that in the night of November 5, at around 2am, the deceased stole chicken from the home of William Bagambira in neighboring village of Kyokyezo in Nyamweru sub-county.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi region Police spokesperson told Watchdog Uganda that the deceased was then chased towards his home and lynched near a water stream in his village of Rwarujongo.
Maate added the Police was notified, visited the scene and found two dead hens in a sack besides his body.
Postmortem was right away done and body handed to relatives for burial as Inquiries are underway.
This case has been registered at Hamurwa police under file number SD 03/05/11/2018.