By Barak Tukashaba
Police in Rukungiri district are investigating the circumstances under which a 21 year old man died as a result of being beaten by a mob of people.
The deceased is identified as Crescent Ahereza aged 21year, a resident of Kyashamire cell, Buyanja Sub County in Rukungiri district.
The incident occurred on 20th January 2018 at katwekamwe cell, Rwentondo ward, Eastern Division, Rukungiri municipality.
According to the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson; Elly Maate, Ahereza was beaten up by Joseph Genuario, Muhumuza sodi, kakoza Allan, Mugabe and Byaruhanga and others that are currently on run after suspecting him of stealing a goat.
He says preliminary investigations show that the owner of goat is not
yet known while the goat is also not yet seen.
“The goat they suspected he had stolen is nowhere to be seen and
nobody has come out to say his goat was stolen” he said.
He was hospitalized in Nyakibale Hospital where he died yesterday.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website