Crime National

Rukungiri Driver Lynched to Death After Fatal Accident

By APN Reporter

Rukungiri

Police in Rukungiri district is investigating circumstances under
which a motor vehicle driver was lynched after he knocked an 18 year
old man motor cycle rider who died on spot.

The deceased are Richard Kamara Twinamasiko, a motor vehicle driver
and a resident of Rwesingiro village, Kikarara parish in Bwambara Sub
County and Onesmus Turyahebwa, a motor cycle rider and a resident of
the same area.

It is alleged that yesterday evening at around 5:00pm while at
Kyabahanga village in Mukayaga trading centre along Bwambara Ntunga
road, Twinamatsiko who was driving motor vehicle registration number
UAQ045V Starlet had ahead on collusion with motor cycle registration
number UEO367E bajaj boxer that was ridden by Turhahebwa who died on
spot.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokes person says that after the
accident, Twinamatsiko the motor vehicle driver abandoned the vehicle
and as he tried to run away he was arrested by residents who lynched
to death.

Maate says that police visited the scene, postmortem was done on site
and bodies handed to relatives for burial. He however said that
whoever was involved in lynching the driver will be arrested and
charged accordingly.

The case was registered at Rukungiri reference TAR 19/2018

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