By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale are investigating the circumstances under which a suspected pig thief was killed.
The deceased whom police identified as Chrispus Nahabwe was this morning found lying lifeless in pool of blood in Kabura cell ,Mwendo parish Kitumba sub county Kabale district.
The deceased was today 27/09/2021 at around 02:00hrs heard pleading for mercy, according to the statements recorded by police.
It is alleged that he was caught stealing a pig in the neighboring village of Omutaba but took off to Kabura cell where villagers assaulted him to death.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesperson said their men proceeded to the scene with a police dog which led them to a home of one Junior who had already taken off.
The body was taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary pending for a postmortem
Efforts to identify the pig in question are under way and to have the culprits arrested since no suspect(s) were identified.
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