By Vanansio Kakogoso
A 15 year old boy has been lynched in the home of Emma Cox, a Swedish International.
The home is located along Rugarama road, Northern Division, Kabale Municipality. The home also acts as the Emma and Theresa Children’s Project that takes care of orphans and street children.
The police spokesperson for Kigezi Region Elly Maate has described the deceased identified as Alvin Agaba, a resident of Ruhita cell, Northern division; Kabale Municipality was lynched by a group of boda boda cyclists this morning at around 06:00am.
Boda boda cyclists beat to death Agaba while accusing him of waylaying Cox, on Friday night, attempted to steal her property before cutting her on the arm using a machete. Cox was cut while on a boda boda returning home from a night club for a social hour. Maate says that a group of boda boda riders brought Agaba to the home of Cox.
Maate adds that Johnson Twinamatsiko, 27, a private security guard attached to Ukombozi Security Company and Boaz Naturinda, 29, the patron of Emma Theresa and a resident of Rushambya cell, Kirigime ward in southern division, Kabale municipality willingly opened the gate for them.
Maate says that Agaba was tied and beaten to death. Maate also says that after the incident, Naturinda and Twinamatsiko kept quiet until at around 09:00am when Cox woke up and found Agaba’s body lying in the compound thus calling police for help.
Maate also says that Naturinda and Twinamatsiko have already been arrested and are being held at Kabale police station for aiding the incident.
Cox declined to comment on the matter. The body of the deceased is still at Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary for postmortem. The case is registered at Kabale central police station under file number CRB 357/2018.
SOURCE: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website.