An angry mob
on Wednesday lynched a man over the alleged killing of an 18-year-old
boy in Patongo Town Council, Agago District.
Urban Council III Chairperson Joseph Komakech says that the suspect Ssalongo
Doctor Makau 37, hacked the victim he had reportedly hired to lay bricks.
According to Komakech, trouble started when the suspect reportedly picked up a
quarrel with his wife that later ensued into a fierce fight.
says the deceased James Banya Lamot intervened in an attempt to separate the
couple but however in the process, he was hacked to death by Makau using
Councilor Patongo Town Council Regina Lamwaka says angry residents of the Kal
Clan members from where the boy belonged, launched a manhunt for the suspect
whom they found hiding and dragged him to Patongo Airfield and lynched him.
“kombedi ma aloko…..
Cue out: “…wang
The Agago District Police Commander Paul
Katwesigye condemned the incident and warned the public against mob justice. He
adds that they have already started investigating the suspects who were
involved in the incident.