By Elly Karenzi
Police have today in Ibanda fired bullets in the air to disperse a mob that was beating a suspected thief along Mpiira Street.
The unidentified person was later rushed to Ruhoko health center 1V in critical condition.
The District Police Commander, Ibanda district Ms. Emulet Angomoko noted that they are investigating the circumstances that led to this scenario.
Angomoko has warned Bodaboda operators and the residents of Ibanda district against mob justice especially on people suspected to be thieves of motor vehicles.
She said many innocent people have lost their lives in this practice by some people taking laws in their hands.
Ms. Angomoko added that during the month of December three innocent persons were killed including a teacher of Alliance Senior Secondary School Ibanda.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website