The girl was reportedly killed by Joseph Sserubiri, the lead pastor of Deliverance Church in Kakira market zone and his wife, Felista Namaganda, who had rented church space from John Mulodi, the father of the deceased. The two had gone missing together with the child in late September.
Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from January to November 2021 1,264 young girls aged between 3 and 17years are reported defiled in the district.
The relatives explained that they became suspicious upon realizing that the pregnancy had disappeared, yet they couldn’t see any baby. The relatives led by two Aunties started a search in which they rescued the baby from a nearby bush but insisted that the mother needed to face the law for her actions.
Serubiri and Namaganda were arrested from their hideout located in one of the sugarcane plantations in the Mayuge district. The two suspects who are now detained at Kakira Central Police Station have since declined to record statements regarding the same.
"The health workers in Mulago hospital accorded us all the necessary attention required to save Babirye, but we lacked funds to purchase essential medicines which partly contributed to her demise," her sister says.
Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
The four were arrested, charged and remanded on November 28, for attacking the District Service Commission offices (DSC) and ejecting the acting secretary of the commission. It is said that the group also removed from the notice board, a list of candidates that had been shortlisted for interviews and locked the commission offices.
Justice Okumu Jude Muwone, said that whereas all the five had the right to get bail, the application can’t be heard due to the absence of the State Attorney who had communicated earlier that he was away on official duty.
Rukaari is one of the beneficiaries of the 57 acres of land that the government sold in 2009 in Nsambya and Kibuli at a cost of 69.5 billion Shillings as a means to salvage the then struggling Railways Corporation. At the time, Rukaari had acquired three plots of the URC land in Port Bell and Mulago at 357 million Shillings.
The blast walls, made of sacks filled with soil and sand, have been placed at the entrance to the quarter guard, where most of the severely injured police officers were attached. Other blast walls have been placed behind the perimeter wall on George Street opposite the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Presiding over the pass-out, the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola said that the Police force will continue conducting different pieces of training for the officers in the ongoing efforts to fight terror threats.
The deceased has only been identified as Moses; a fisherman attached to Hoima landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 8:30a.m