A 17-year-old girl who was reported to have been killed by a mob was found alive in a Mortuary at Apac General Hospital.
Marion Adoch, a resident of Matimia Ward in Arocha Division, Apac Municipality was found alive as doctors prepared to conduct a post-mortem on her body.
Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson says that the victim was on Thursday beaten by a mob for stealing bananas belonging to Tom Ebong, a resident.
According to Okema, police officers visited the scene, recorded statements from witnesses, and took the body to the hospital mortuary.
However, she was found to be alive in the mortuary by doctors who were preparing to conduct a post-mortem on her body. She was immediately moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) under close monitoring.
A doctor at Apac General Hospital who preferred anonymity says that Adoch is still in critical condition.
Okema, says that Ebong has been arrested for allegedly participating in the attack and others are still at large.
Okema appealed to the public to desist from acts of mob justice.