It is suspected that Mugabi was stabbed by persons who camouflaged as passengers. Hasifa Namulondo, a sister to the deceased says that her brother left home after receiving a phone call from an unidentified client on Sunday night, and he never returned home.
Lubega said that the current PDM layout requires beneficiaries to pay minimal interest on the credit facilities extended to them, contrary to the sharia laws on finance, which promote non-interest returns on loans acquired.
While they were together, he became unwell and his situation deteriorated and she alerted the neighbors, who helped her to ferry Isabirye to Kiyunga health center IV for medical attention the following morning.
In a spate of anger, Mambolutu stormed their family house and cut Nabwire around the neck. She was rushed to Kiyunga health center IV where she was referred to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital on Friday night when her condition deteriorated.
The suspects allegedly masqueraded as passengers and boarded Bamwange's motorcycle registration number UFQ 340L from Kiyunga trading center in Luuka district. They reportedly killed the rider and chopped his body into small pieces, which they wrapped in a sack and dumped in Kisimba swamp in Bukanga sub-county.
Officers from the Busoga North police fire and rescue services unit responded to the fire scene at around 6:30 pm triggering anger from the residents, who accused them of arriving more than 2 hours late at the fire scene.
The body of the man was first sighted this morning by rice farmers who noticed it sailing through the water drainage channels across their gardens. The Police have since retrieved the body and taken it to Kiyunga Health Centre IV mortuary for postmortem.
Balezewa, a resident of Namukubembe village, in Bukanga sub-county of Luuka district, is reported to have invited by traditional healers to cleanse his household of curses and misfortunes on Wednesday night.
Susan Nabirye, one of the residents says that in 2018, district officials ordered to vacate the wetland and provide space for the surveyors to map out one of the government’s protected areas, which they adhered to.
The farmers note that, unlike the bureaucratic system of selling sugarcane, which involves powerful middlemen to procure sale permits at the expense of smallholder farmers, cocoa exporters directly purchase the fruits from the farmers, hence enabling them to individually negotiate for competitive prices.