A mob at Matete in Sembabule district has lynched two suspected boda boda thieves and set their bodies on fire. The deceased have been identified as Sulaiman Miyingo, a resident of Mitogo, Village, Kibinge Sub County in Bukomansimbi district and the second person has not yet been identified.
The decomposing body is of an unidentified suspected thief who was lynched by the mob in Lyantonde on Saturday last week and his body abandoned at the hospital mortuary. Up to now, it has not been collected for burial.
A mother and son arrested on suspicion of poisoning Amos Mwesiga, husband to the woman and father to the son have declined to be released from police custody. The pair are in fear for their lives as relatives have threatened to lynch them.
A Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officer was lynched by a mob in Bubutu sub-county, Manafwa district on Monday evening. Geoffrey Adukai, the officer in charge CID Bubutu Police post, was killed by the mob while trying to arrest of a suspect. Another police officer identified as John Wafarura was critically injured.