By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale are holding a man for beating and killing a teenager on the allegations of trespassing.
The deceased has been identified as Alex Muhangi 17 years a resident of Kambibi cell, Nyanja parish Maziba sub county in Kabale district.
According to Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, the deceased trespassed on the home of Katwesigye a resident of Bweyo cell, Nyanja parish, Maziba Sub County in Kabale district.
It’s alleged that on the 01/11/2021 at around 0300hrs the deceased Muhangi Alex knocked on the home of Katwesigye Brian Sub County though he is from a neighboring cell of Kambibi.
Maate said that Katwesigye moved out with a torch using the behind door and descended on the deceased with a panga and an iron bar but during the scuffle, the deceased escaped and disappeared.
Katwesigye reported the matter to the father of the deceased and to the chairman but when the chairman went to arrest Muhangi now the deceased, he found him in critical conditions and ordered for his treatment first.
At around 17:00hrs, yesterday Muhangi Alex died from home in Kambibi cell, Nyanja parish in Maziba sub county Kabale district.
Police officers from Kabale CPS visited the scene, took photos covering the scene of crime, recorded statements from witnesses to help in investigations, and did a postmortem before handing over the body to the relatives for a decent burial.
Efforts are being made to arrest the suspect who is on run.
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