Crime & Investigation

Bodaboda Thief Survives Lynching

Andrew Bangirana who survived being killed, at Mbarara police

Police in Mbarara yesterday rescued a 23year old man from being lynched by bodaboda cyclists in Mbarara town.

The cyclists rounded up two men they suspected to be serial motorcycles thieves and beat them up, pill killing one on spot.

The other escaped and sought protection from Mbarara Central Police station.

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He survivor was identified as Andrew Bangirana a resident of Mpumude in Lyantonde district and the deceased as Ivan Nsubuga from Kyaterekera cell, in Kariro Lyantonde district.

OC-CID Taban Chiriga confirmed that the two were known motorcycle thieves who sold them in Tanzania

He said others could be dismantled and sold as spare parts in Lyantonde which forced bodabodas from Kyenshama Trading Center to track the two until they were nabbed.

Andrew told Chimpreports that the deceased was stealing motorcycles and handing them to him for sell.

Taban condemned the act and urged the youths to join small scale businesses instead of stealing people’s property.


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