In the past three months, unknown thugs have been robbing and injuring their victims causing fear.
Mwanje, says that on a fateful evening of a Saturday last month, two men raiding on a motorcycle waylaid him along Nkonkojeru road and they started beating him together with his boda boda rider until they took the money that he had.
Musa Kasjja, a law student said that the problems begin with Hamida Nagadya, the examinations coordinator whom they wanted to be transferred but the rector has refused to do so. “They are spoiling the name of the university because of only one person,” he said.
While presiding over the Uganda People’s Defense Forces Tarehe Sita celebrations today at Malukhu grounds in Mbale City, Museveni ordered that the bodaboda sector also operates normally starting February 7, 2022.
James Namabale and hakim Watenyeli both residents of Mbale City said that the security lights have in the past helped to curb insecurity within the city but now the vice has returned due to the darkness especially on Nabuyonga Rise and Bishop Wasike Road. They said that the city authorities installed lights which are of low quality.
Police has identified the deceased as Solomon Mulemeti, aged 25-years who was riding the motorcycle and Meshaka Onyonyi, aged 22-years, all local artists and residents of Bumungomu village Nabisike sub county in Namisindwa District.
Addressing the District COVID-19 Taskforce on Friday, Kato revealed that they are currently depending on donations from well-wishers such as the Child Care Project-CCP, which gave them 100liters of diesel to enforce the guidelines.
Accordingly, the Inzu Ya Masaba through their Lawyers of Katongole & Advocates has asked the Minister to postpone the meeting to Sunday arguing that the 48-hour notice was not adequate to mobilize for the meeting.
Jafari Magyezi, the Bududa District Police Commander, said no procession will be allowed to accompany Kyagulanyi in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures issued by the Health Ministry to stop the spread of the Corona Virus Disease-COVID-19.
Erick Kamugo, a driver and eye witness to the shooting claims that the security guard was guarding a vehicle in front of Mpologama and saw street kids tampering with it and asked them to leave in vain.
Jude Wandera, the Elgon and Bukedi Sub region UPDF Spokesperson, says Oroni hired out the firearms to thugs targeting mobile money agents at Shillings 250,000 and received a deposit of Shillings 52,000.
The 20-day retirement documentation exercise, undertaken by the UPDF Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) kicked off at 1st Division headquarters in Kakiri Wakiso district on June 1, 2020. Targeting 1,115 retirees. the exercise is aimed at documenting and completing files for processing of retirement benefits.
According to Police, 32 sites in Mbale are going to have CCTV cameras and so far over 20 cameras have been installed in the areas of Nkoma, Namakwekwe, Bugema, Malukhu, around the town, Nilon, Mooni among other places.
Rodgers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, said they have talked with bank managers to ensure their clients observe the physical distancing and other COVID-19 preventive measures to avoid closure.
Telesphor Turyamumanya, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson said that Wokoli completed the run and later collapsed. He says that the Military medical team deployed at the recruitment centre tried to recuperate Wokoli in vain and rushed him to Mbale Hospital.