A top city goon who has been tormenting residents of Gangu central zone in Masajja parish Wakiso district was yesterday evening torched by Boda Boda riders after he was caught in action.
Four armed goons were executing a plan of killing and stealing a top city business man identified as Rogers Male.
At the time of the attack, Male was with his wife heading home.
According to Male, the goons are believed to have been trailing him for months.
As the couple headed home, they suddenly saw 4 goons, who ordered them to stop and get out of the car.
Upon resistance, the goons shot at the car and they stopped. They were ordered to open the car boot and other valuables they had.
A boda boda rider who was passing by saw the theft incidence and tipped his friends. They came in large numbers and attacked the goons.
Three of them took of a terrific speed and one remained behind.
He was surrounded and lynched before setting him ablaze.
Ibrahim Saiga the Division police commander Katwe said the police recovered the gun AK 47 after with 11 rounds of ammunition and Male’s car registration number UAP 514 Q.
Officer Saiga hailed the brevity of Gangu residents and the neighborhood watch after they managed to chase the robber and put him out of action.
He however cautioned the public to stop taking laws in their hands saying that mob justice is not allowed in the country.