MBARARA: MOB KILLS 2 PEOPLE IN AVENGE OF BODA BODA RIDER’S MURDER
By Aggrey Twesigye
Police in Mbarara are investigating circumstances under which two people of the same family in Bukiiro sub county, Mbarara district were killed by mob.
The deceased have been identified as Innocent Muhairwe and his son Alex Ssenyonga both residents of Kanyigiri village,Nyarubungo parish,Bukiiro sub county , Mbarara district.
It is alleged that the two were killed by an angry mob in avenge for the death of a boda boda man who was allegedly killed by Alex and his brother Tukahebwa Posiano last year.
According to ASP Samson Kasasira the Rwizi police mouthpiece the two brothers have been in prison until 1st Oct. 2021 when they were granted bail.
He told www.mknewslink.com that when residents learnt of their release, they attacked them in their garden where they were working with the father Muhairwe Innocent and other two siblings; Lawrence Asingwire, and Turyahebwa Cleophus 24 years.
Kasasira said that during the scuffle two people; Muhairwe and his son, one of the suspects Alex died on spot succumbing to injuries from sticks and stones.
However, two other brothers; Tukahebwa posiano and Turyahebwa Cleophus escaped from the mob with serious injuries while their other brother Asingwire Lawrence ran away uninjured and sought refuge at police.
Police condemned the mob action and the hunt for the perpetrators is still on.
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