Boda boda cyclist lynched by angry mob in Rubanda

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RUBANDA– The Police in Rubanda district are investigating circumstances under which a boda boda cyclist was murdered.

Elly Maate the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson identifies the deceased as Akankwasa Bruce 20, resident of Kitumbezi cell, Eastern ward, Bubare Town Council in  Rubanda District.

Maate says, the deceased was assaulted by mob after suspecting him of attempting to defile a 16 year old girl a pupil of same area.

He disclosed that Akankwasa was assaulted on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at a round 6:00pm and was later on rushed to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital where he died from.

The PRO says that Police was notified visited the scene, did postmortem and no suspect has been arrested yet.

The case was registered at Kabale Central Police Station under Reference number CRB 198/2021.