UGANDA: Angry mob beats army officer to death after he stabbed civilian
KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – An angry mob in Kabale town beat a Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) solider to death for stabbing a civilian.
The deceased Lance Corporal Henry Muhwezi was a driver of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) coordinator for Rukiga County, Colonel Kyomukama Kabigumira.
He was a resident of Nyamirima cell, Rwenyangyi, parish in Kamwezi Sub County, Rukiga district.
Muhwezi was lynched while at a drinking place in Kabugarama trading centre in Rwenyangyi parish on Friday in Kamwezi Sub County, Rukiga district.
Muhwezi reportedly quarreled with businessman Ronald Byamukama, the owner of the bar where he was drinking from.
According to Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, Muhwezi stabbed Byamukama in the chest using a knife.
The action prompted onlookers to seize the soldier and beat him to death.