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.
Cosmas Byaruhanga, Chairperson for Masindi Sugar Cane Out-growers Association Limited -MASGAL and also the Masindi District Chairperson in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday Morning said the new price was announced without consulting farmers.
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.
The health workers said they couldn't continue handling patients especially those diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic without Personal Protective equipment-PPE, because this exposed them to a greater risk of contracting the disease. The situation left many patients admitted at the health facility puzzled with no one to attend to them.
Most of the health workers who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity noted that all the PPE including face masks, gloves and sanitisers that were given to them got used up two weeks ago and they cannot continue to attend to patients especially those with COVID-19 cases without the protective gear.
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.
Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer-DHO says that samples from the health workers were taken on Wednesday and on Thursday all the eight samples turned positive for COVID-19 prompting the District COVID-19 task force to temporarily suspend operations at the health Center to avoid further spread of the virus.
The contract to construct the 54-kilometre road was awarded to China Railway Number Seven group company limited. However, a row has now emerged between Budongo Sub County and area residents who are both claiming ownership of the same land.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network on Wednesday that a team of detectives from Hoima central police station had dashed to the scene where the body was found.
Annet Najjemba, the Programs Director at Radio Kitara told Uganda Radio Network that as Kyalisiima was broadcasting the event unfolding live on Radio Kitara, security officers arrested him and whisked him off to an unknown destination.