Suspected thief lynched by angry mob in Kisoro


KISORO– The Police in Kisoro have launched investigations to ascertain the facts about the death of a suspected thief who was reportedly beaten to death by an angry mob.

The Kigezi Region police spokesperson Elly Maate identified the deceased as Wilber Bizimana 30, a resident of Bumpfompfo village, Rwaramba parish, Nyakinama Sub-county in Kisoro district.

Maate revealed that the deceased was on 24th October 2021during night hours  lynched by Angry mob after he was caught stealing.

It is alleged that at on Sunday night at around 1:15am, the deceased was caught breaking through the home of Lydia Ndagire a resident of Burihira Village, Nyakinama Sub-county in Kisoro District.

According to the eye witness, the deceased broke into the home of Lydia cutting one person with a machete who was rushed to Kisoro hospital.

It is said that the deceased was found with a bag full master keys, a hammer, pangas among other dangerous tools he uses to steal.