But although Onyango has met a gruesome end, the local leadership think it is good riddance. Mugabe Adrian, the defense secretary of Old Kira road zone in Bukoto parish said the deceased has been known as one of thugs reportedly terrorizing the residents in Bukoto and Kamwokya slums at night.
A notorious suspected thief in Mulimira zone has been killed by
unknown people who also took off with his private parts.
only identified as Onyango was killed on Sunday morning, but after killing him, the attackers chopped-off his private parts and dumped his lifeless
body along the Old-Kira road that stretches from Kamwokya to Bukoto in Kampala capital city.
But although Onyango has met a gruesome end, the local leadership think it is good riddance. Mugabe Adrian, the defense secretary of Old Kira road
zone in Bukoto parish said the deceased has been known as one of thugs reportedly terrorizing the residents in Bukoto and Kamwokya slums at night.
Adrian said many residents have lots of evidence
against the deceased as one of thugs who have been involved in several burglaries. He said recently the same group broke into a
woman’s house and took off with UGX 400,000sh and a laptop.
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But other Residents suspect that this was a ritual
murder by people who were looking for human body parts. Vicent Kasozi and his colleague
Nicholas, some of the witnesses that were found on the scene, said this was a second
incident where people are killed by unknown people in a similar way and
cut off their private parts.
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While Bwayo Brian said the criminal acts and
insecurity in the area is on the rise. He has called for more night police patrols
to stem the robberies.
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Rose Namulemezi said she is a victim of the criminal
gangs terrorizing Kamwokya slums. She said thugs broke
into her rental and tried to gang rape her, but she was saved by neighbors who heard the alarm.
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Police detectives from Kira-road police station who
visited the scene recovered a knife and a number of master keys in
deceased's clothes. His body has been conveyed to the city mortuary Mulago.
The crime report of
2020 indicates that 540 cases of murder by mob action were reported compared to
746 cases reported in 2019. Victims of mob action were mainly suspected to have
committed offences of theft, robbery, murder, witchcraft and burglary among