Greater Masaka: mob beats robber to death

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Paul Kangave

The territorial Police  in Bukomansimbi responded to a case of armed robbery, which occurred last night in Buyoga Village Kibinge sub county Bukomansimbi district.

The preliminary facts reveal that a gang of three robbers armed with a toy gun, attacked Kalanda Joseph , a Businessman, at his home in Kibinge sub county , and robbed him ug sh. 4 million and a mobile phone .

The neighbors upon realizing what was taking place made an alarm, which attracted members of the public.

Two suspects were intercepted by the residents.

These include, Juko Pius who was arrested and transferred to police custody.

The second suspect who was badly beaten was pronounced dead on arrival at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and was identified as Mugerwa Ronald.

The police is on the hunt for the third suspect a one Musimuka Julius who is on the run.

“We call upon anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to alert the nearest police,” said ASP Paul Kagame, Greater Masaka Region police spokesperson.

He added: “We want to commend the public in Kibinge Sub County for their level of vigilance and we encourage them to continue working the police to fight crime.” 

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