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 crash occurred when a Fuso lorry registration number UAP 038X carrying over 50 business men and women from Masindi heading to Bugoigo market in Buliisa district lost control and veered off the road overturning several times. The accident occurred at the Butiaba Escarpment in Butiaba sub county at around 11am.
According to Dr. Musinguzi, such people are frustrating the fight against COVID-19 warning that they may become a burden to the sector in future when they get severe disease after failing to get vaccinated.
Armed with machetes, the cane cutters turned rowdy and attacked whoever came their way. Julius Mabumbo, the area sub-county councillor, explains that the situation compelled them to alert police since it was going out of hands.
The summoned officials are John Kasaija, the Masindi municipal engineer, Deo Kabugo, the town clerk Masindi Municipality, Lameck Atugonza, the Masindi district and his supervisor John Muhumuza.
Others are Alfred Onen, the District Water Officer, Geoffrey Nkurunziza, the former acting district Chief Administrative Officer-CAO, Patrick Okise, the district internal auditor, Godfrey Byarugaba, the district procurement officer and David Baguma, the Masindi chief financial officer.
Peter Lukimoi shot the unidentified suspected thief at around 1:30a.m as he responded to an alarm by area residents of Nyabisojo-Kimigi cell in Kisalizi ward, Buliima town council in Masindi district when thugs raided the area.
The deceased identified as, Stewart Abitegeka, a resident of Kisanja village in Labbongo sub county in Masindi district was among hundreds of youths who turned up for the recruitment exercise at Masindi field artillery division Barracks.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson explains that as Oluka, other UPDF and police officers were enforcing curfew, they met Tumwesigye at night and tasked him to explain why he was moving past curfew time.
The victim is Simon Kabuubi whose wife is Beatrice Abigaba, and the couple, who are residents of Kirasa 1 cell, Masindi central division, in Masindi Municipality are marking their marriage silver jubilee.
Now speaking to URN, Kirabira has expressed disappointment over the way police handled the case and wondered why then police took the man to court that later remanded him instead of taking him to a mental health facility.
According to Kirabira, Seruga approached her secretary on Wednesday seeking permission to see her. She explains that the secretary asked Seruga why he wants to meet the RDC. In his response, Seruga claimed that he had come to deliver a document to the RDC.
Edina Nyinereza, the officer in charge of Masindi central police station told Uganda Radio Network that police got a tip off by area residents that the pastor was still conducting prayers and allowing many of his believers to access her church despite a presidential directive that banned religious gatherings as one of the ways of curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.