By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kisoro are investigating unclear circumstances under which an 18 year old man was assaulted to death.
Elly Maate the Kigezi Regional police mouthpiece identified the deceased as Linace Ngabirano a resident of Kabitojo village Bukimbiri sub county Kisoro district.
It’s allegedly that during the night of 21/02/2022 at around midnight, the deceased, his colleagues; Bernard Sabiti and Derrick Akampurira all residents of Nyanamo Town council were allegedly caught red-handed by Alexander Mugisha the area chairman of Kigyeyo cell in Nyanamo Town council while stealing his properties at his home.
Maate said that Mugisha made an alarm that attracted, locals who ganged up and beat the suspects leaving them unconscious.
Ngabirano who was the most badly beaten was rushed to Nyanamo health center III where he died moments later, while the two were taken to Kisoro hospital where they are admitted.
The chairman and three others are wanted for questioning but they are still at large.
Police were notified on 22/02/2022, scene was visited and processed by OC CID and team, postmortem was conducted at Nyanamo Health Center III and body later handed over to relatives for burial.
The case of Murder has since been registered at Kisoro Police station under reference number CRB 114/2022.