Crime & Investigation

Village Mob Kills Man for Sleeping With Married Woman

Police in Ibanda are investigating circumstances under which a mob in Nyamiyaga village, health Kagongo Division, sales Ibanda municipality pounced on unidentified man and killed him on Sunday night.

The man, who was yet to be identified by publication, was allegedly beaten to death by residents who found him sleeping with a married woman of the same village.

The incident happened Sunday night at 11:00pm in Nyamiyaga Trading Centre according to Grace Pande, the head of Criminal Investigations at Ibanda Police Station, who rushed at the scene Monday morning.

The body of the deceased had multiple cuts on the head and chest. The deceased according to police is said to have been found in the house of Didas Tumwebaze who was away from home at the time of the incident.

Locals and police at the murder scene
Locals and police at the murder scene

The body was taken to Ruhoko Health center IV for postmortem at is it awaits relatives to claim it.

OC CIID Grace Pande condemned the act of mob justice and advised residents to always use the police and other lawful means to bring wrong doers to book.

“Mob justice miscarriages justice and sometimes innocent people become victims of the situation. Therefore always work together with the crime preventers to reduce crime in your area,” Pande Grace told residents.

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