Uganda mob kills a gospel preacher in Pagirinya refugee settlement camp

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By Icega Isaac Andi
A mob in Pagirinya refugee settlement, Dzaipi Sub County, Adjumani district have this afternoonlynched a woman to death.
The woman has been identified as Ms. Bunia Margret, 45, a Gospel preacher of Victory Christian Center and also councilor representing People with Disabilities in Laropi Sub County Council, Moyo district.

It is claimed that the victim possesses spiritual healing powers to heal and deliver her followers from kinds of sicknesses and bedevils, which prompted the mob mainly refugees to accuse her of practising witchcraft.

Ms. Masia Lilian, the female DLC representing Laropi and Dufile Sub Counties in Moyo district Council, condemned the mob act and appealed that the suspects be brought to book.

Without citing clauses, Ms. Masia argued that the constitution of the Republic of Uganda has specified freedom of worship.

The Assistant Superintendent of Police for Adjumani Central Police Station Mr. Naumbe Jackson confirmed to Whisper Eye about incident and said no arrests have been made yet but investigations in the matter are ongoing


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