Police investigate double murder in Kabale

By APN Reporter


 Police in Kabale district are investigating circumstances surrounding the death of two people in Kitumba sub county.

The dead include a 37 years old man who was lynched to death after he allegedly hacked to death a 3-year-old boy.

According to Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate ,it is alleged that on   28/02/2021 at around 14:00hrs at Kanyankwanzi cell Bukora parish Kitumba sub county Kabale district ,one Franko Turyamshanga while he  was from Kanyangwanzi trading centre, reached home and found the first victim one Crescent Muhwezi 3 years  with a step grandmother known as  Leonida Nyinakiiza  before  He picked an axe and hit  the boy in head killing him instantly for yet to be known reasons.

 Maate adds that it was this incident that the grand mother made an alarm that attracted local residents who lynched him to death and burnt him beyond recognition.

The boy was a son to the suspect’s cousin brother one Julius Muhwezi and are staying in the same homestead.

Maate further revealed that Police immediately visited the scene and a postmortem was done as inquiries continue.