Uganda, Nov. 25 -- Locals in Kashuro cell in Buteraniro-Nyeihanga Town Council, Rwampara District have lynched a 75-year-old woman accusing her of covering up her son's crimes.

The Kashuro cell chairperson Mr Wilson Karyarugoku Muniyaaba said the incident which occurred on Wednesday night followed allegations that Jadress Kansiime's (deceased) son waylaid one of the locals that very evening and hacked him.

"On Thursday morning, I got information from one of Kansiime's grandchildren who came to tell me that she had been killed by the mob the previous night and their banana plantation cut down. I rushed to the scene and watched in shock," he said.

"I believe the reason the old woman was killed is that her son (Frank Mutatiina) was suspec...