Rubanda man strangled to death by family members and mob

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Police officers at the crime scene after the incident- Courtesy photo

NEWS– A 20 year old man has been strangled to death by family members and angry mob for threatening to kill his father, grandmother and Uncle in Rubanda district.

Elly Maate the Kigezi regional police spokesperson has identified the deceased as Nuwamanya Sabiti a resident of Nkukuru village, Kitojo ward Ruhija town council in Rubanda district.

Maate told the press that last week on Friday, the deceased was arrested and taken to Ruhija police station for threatening to kill his father Twesigye Enock, the grandmother Ngirenta Jessica and the uncle one Turyagenda Benon and that on Saturday at around 07:00 am, the deceased broke the door of the cells at Ruhija police and ran away. 

He said that on Sunday, the LC3 chairperson Ruhija Town council, Godfrey Tumuhimbise, rung the police that the escapee had been murdered by mob which included his own family members and after which he was buried immediately. 

He added that police led by D/Asp Aine Bernice the DCIDO Rubanda and  team visited the scene , statements were recorded, scene documented and Postmortem not done as the body was already buried.

He noted that the suspects are on the run and efforts to trace them are underway so that are brought to book and that a statement on murder by Mob has been registered at Rubanda Central police station under reference number CRB147/2022.

CUE IN MAATE…..ON MURDER CASE…..RR/ENG//