15-year-old boy lynched in the home of a Swedish national

Police in Kabale is investigating the circumstances under which a 15-year-old boy was lynched in the home of Emma Cox, a Swedish national, a resident along Rugarama road in Kabale Municipality. The home hosts the Emma and Theresa Children’s Project, which takes care of orphans and street children.

The Kigezi Region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, identified as Alvin Agaba, a resident of Ruhita cell in Kabale Municipality was lynched by a group of bodaboda cyclists today at around 5:00am. He was reportedly accusing him of waylaying Cox on Friday night. According to them, Cox was cut on the arm with a machete while returning home from a nightclub.

Maate says that police have arrested Johnson Twinamatsiko, a private security guard attached to Ukombozi Security Company and Boaz Naturinda, 29, the patron of the home, who willingly let a group of bodaboda riders, brought Agaba to Cox’s home.

The case is registered at Kabale central police station under file number CRB 357/2018.

Kigezi police spokesperson, Elly Maate


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