By Kweronda Ambrose
Police in Kanungu is investigating circumstances under which a 28-year-old woman was lynched on the allegation that she was a witch.
The deceased has been identified by Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesman as Victoria Baseme a 28 year old Congolese National, a resident of Buhoma Town council in Kanungu District.
It’s alleged that on 12/04/2022 at around 08:30 am, angry residents of Kacwampare in Buhoma Town council who were armed with sticks attacked the victim while she was in the garden together with her daughter Susan Tumushabe planting G.nuts.
She was badly assaulted by the mob and was later rushed to Bwindi hospital for treatment where she died shortly on arrival.
The matter was reported at Bwindi police post by one Nyansio Mbagazihe of the same area,
The scene was visited, documented, and Postmortem was conducted
Maate says efforts to trace the suspects are ongoing.