Revelers Lynch Guard for Attempted Robbery

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In short
The deceased was lynched on Monday night after he allegedly stormed the pub and placed all the revelers at gunpoint.

Patrons at Jane’s pub, a popular nightspot in Mityana town have lynched a security guard for allegedly attempting to rob them at gunpoint. The deceased has been identified as Ronald Mbonimpa, a private guard attached to Security Company. Mbonimpa has been guarding Mityana secondary school. The deceased was lynched on Monday night after he allegedly stormed Jane's pub and placed all the revelers at gunpoint.

Jane Kinene, the proprietor of the pub says that after placing his victims at gunpoint, Mbonimpa ordered them to hand over all their money and valuables. Kinene says that it took the courage of one of the  patrons who hit Mbonimpa with a beer bottle on the head and he collapsed on the ground. She explains other patrons descended on the suspect  and beat him to death.
 
Godensi Ovula Binega, the Wamala regional police public relations officer says they have launched investigations into the incident. He says that they are also awaiting an explanation from Security Company on the conduct of their employee. Binega has cautioned security companies to scrutinize the kind of the people they are employing to avoid hiring criminals.

 

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