By Twesigye Aggrey
Police in Sheema district are investigating circumstances under which a 28-year-old man was beaten up by mob which led to his death.
The deceased has been identified as Peter Asiimwe a resident of Mashenga, Muhito north ward Kitagata town council Sheema District.
According to Martial Tumusiime the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson the deceased was on 28th December 2022 at around 1000/c allegedly caught stealing chicken and the angry mob assaulted him leaving him unconscious.
Tumusiime told mknewslink.com that the police responded and rushed him to Kitagata hospital but he was pronounced dead in the evening at around 5:30pm.
The police PRO said that by the time police arrived at the scene, the victim was not found with the chicken he had allegedly stolen and the mob had fled.
The incident is being investigated at Kitagata police under Kitagata CRB 135/2022