3 family members hacked to death, killer murdered by charged mob

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KAKUMIRO– Police in Kakumiro is investigating circumstances under which a 48-year-old man raided Rwamata village in Mpasana town council hacking three people to death before he was also 

An angry mob at Reamata Village in Mpasana Town Council on Friday 29th 2022 lynched a 48 year old man for attacking and hacking three people dead in the same area.

Julius Allan Hakiza noted that the incident happened on Friday night at around 9Pm and identified the deceased persons as Kereb Ndyamuhajyi 28, Devine Haijuka 1 and Joan Rwangireho 4 while the lynched suspect is identified as Emmanuel Kiiza.

It is alleged that Kiiza who resides in Kyobu village, Kisiita Sub County raided Rwamata village and hacked the trio for unknown reason before angry residents turned against him and lynched him.

Posiano Kibuuka, the Rwamata village Chairperson told the press in an that they heard the victims screaming for help and rushed to see what was happening only to find the trio lying dead in a pool of blood.

Residents at the Crime scene

‘’After committing the offense, Kiiza took off but area residents pursued and apprehended him. They later lynched him,’’ he said.

Hakiza confided to this publication that Police have launched investigations to ascertain the motive of the attack.

He added that the bodies of deceased persons have been conveyed to Kakumiro Health Centre IV mortuary pending post-mortem examination.