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Mother burnt alive by her children over land

By Adolf Ayoreka

Added 13th April 2020 04:04 PM

The woman set ablaze was identified as Loy Ainomugisha Arimpa 45, a businesswoman and resident of Bugyereza village, Nyeihanga town council Rwampara district.

Mother burnt alive by her children over land

Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira

The woman set ablaze was identified as Loy Ainomugisha Arimpa 45, a businesswoman and resident of Bugyereza village, Nyeihanga town council Rwampara district.

CRIME  MOB  MURDER

RWAMPARA - The Police in Rwampara district have arrested five people including a UPDF officer for setting their mother ablaze on allegations that she sold family land without their consent. 

The woman set ablaze was identified as Loy Ainomugisha Arimpa 45, a businesswoman and resident of Bugyereza village, Nyeihanga town council Rwampara district.

Rwizi region police spokesperson Samson Kasasira told new vision on Monday morning that the deceased was attacked by her sons on Saturday during the day and burnt to ashes.

The sons were identified as Innocent Gumoshabe 28, a resident of Kishabya zone, Shuku Sheema, a UPDF officer RA 232761 Pte Irema Saul Barimpa 30, attached to mountain battalion division in Fort portal, and Esau Gumisiriza 20.

The police also arrested the deceased's husband Rodgers Barimpa 57 and daughter in law Amelia Arinaitwe 30 whom they believe were also involved in the deal. 

Kasasira revealed that the police visited the crime scene and found bloodstains in the room where she lived. In the banana plantation nearby, they discovered a burnt surface where Arimpa was supposedly burnt to death. Pieces of bones were recovered from the surface.

Kasasira said, "The bones were subject to forensic analysis." 

He added that the preliminary findings show that the sons accused their mother of selling family land equivalent to an acre without their permission.

Boda boda cyclists kill suspected thief

Similarly, residents of Kashengye cell, Kaburangire in Kakika division in Mbarara municipality were shocked on Easter Sunday when a group of bodaboda cyclists attacked the home of Justus Nabasa at midday and killed him on spot before setting his body on fire. 

By the time police reached the scene, the mob had fled off

 elative of abasa sitting in disbelief after after the murder of abasa Relative of Nabasa seated in disbelief after the murder of Nabasa.

 
Mushuya Kakuru the LC1 chairman of Kashengye cell said Nabasa was a serial boda boda thief. "Boda boda cyclists have been looking for him until today when his 40 days elapsed.

However, the relatives to the deceased blame the Kakuru for the brutal death of Nabasa. They claim that the boda boda riders from Koranorya trading center were invited by Kakuru.

 "We pleaded that since they have arrested him why can't they take him to police, Kakuru refused and decided to hand him to a mob that lynched him and set fire on him as we were watching," his brother only identified as Herbert said.

Kakuru denied the accusations. "After arresting him, I rushed to bring the police from Koranorya. However, upon arriving, the mob had already killed him.

Kasasira said the body of Nabasa was picked by police and taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.

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