MOB IN RUBANDA ASSAULT A 34-YEAR-OLD MAN TO DEATH
By Ambrose Kweronda
The territorial police of Rubanda have in its custody an old man for questioning over an alleged murder by mob incident of a 34-year-old man.
According to ASP Elly Maate the Kigezi regional Police spokesperson identified the alleged suspect as Obed Musekura 53, a resident of Kamuhungye cell Kishanje parish Bufundi sub county Rubanda district
It’s alleged that on Sunday 19th March 2023 at around 03:00 am, while Obed Musekura was sleeping, he heard people harvesting his Passion fruits, woke up and rang neighbors as well as alarming.
Dickson Tukacungurwa “the deceased” tried to escape but the Bataka waylaid him, beat him to a coma and left him helpless alongside the road.
At about 6:00 AM, Police were notified that there was a person lying alongside the road beaten by a mob on allegations of stealing Passion fruits and later taken to Bufundi Health Center III for medication.
On the same day at around 12:30 PM Obed Musekura the suspect reported a case of theft to Bufundi police against him and on the following day Monday 20th March 2023 at around 9:00 AM, Tukacungurwa pronounced dead.
Police PRO said that the scene was visited by officers, processed and exhibits recovered and the Postmortem was done ahead of arresting the suspect.
Murder by mob file has been registered at Rubanda Central Police station under the file Number CRB 108/2023 as inquiries are ongoing.