Kabale woman who was attacked my mob dies.
Jessica Mbirirwe, a resident of Buhinga village in Rubaya Sub County,
Kabale district who was attacked together with her family members by
arson mob on Tuesday evening has passed on at Kabale Regional Referral
Hospital today morning.
Mbirirwe, 66 and her daughter Miracle Natamba, 22 sustained serious
burns while his husband Tom Karegyesa succumbed to burns when a mob
attacked the home of Tom Karegyesa and torched his house located in
Buhinga village in Rubaya Sub County, Kabale district. The mob took
them to Karujanga playground where they were burnt with petrol before
the victims were rescued by police officers from Katuna Police Station
and rushed to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.
The mob accused Karegyesa of killing 66-year-old Annet Friday, a
resident of Karujanga village in Katuna Town council who died
mysteriously on 7th March 2019. The police spokesperson for Kigezi
region Elly Maate says that four people in connection with an arson
attack are detained at Kabale Central Police Station for questioning.
Maate also says that Mbirirwe died today morning at around 3:00am
adding that his daughter Natamba is now in stable condition.
Maate says that police will continue to look for other suspects who
participated in the mob.