By Brendah Atukunda and Annet Nakanwagi,
Police in Kakumiro district is investigating circumstances underwhich a father hacked his two children to death on Friday night.
The tragic incident happened in Rwamata B village, Mpasana sub county in Kakumiro district at around 2100hrs
According to reports, the suspect identified as Kizza Emmanuel first fought his in-law a one Caleb Ndyamuhaki at their home, who he later cut using a Sharp panga.
The suspect’s wife (not identified) rushed out of the house making an alarm that attracted residents. However, by the time the residents arrived, Kizza (the suspect) had already transferred the anger to his two childrenDivine Aijuka, 1 yr and Joan Rwangireho, 4yrs killing them instantly.
The victim (Calleb) was rushed to a nearby clinic for treatment by the first responders where he was later pronounced dead.
Highly charged mob then descended on to Kizza and beat him up to death.
A case of murder was reported to Mpasana police station by Bright Rwambuke, a resident of Rwamata B and police immediately responded.
Jius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that police arrived at the scene, unfortunately, they found when the suspect had already been killed in a mob action.
He added that police has started inquiries into the matter.