Saidat Tushabe, the Rugarama Sub County Councilor, and Finance Committee chairperson accused Muheirwe of being uncooperative. She accused Muheirwe of consistently skipping relevant committee meetings when invited, which has impeded the department's smooth functioning.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, noted that the councilors died on the spot. He explains that the accident was reportedly exacerbated by adverse weather conditions, with rain making the roads slippery.
During the tour by the IG, it was discovered that two road projects meant to be maintained with first-class murrum and a standard drainage were not completed despite the release of 620 Million Shillings.
The suspects were arrested on the orders of the Deputy National Co-ordinator of the Parish Development Model Joveline Kalisa after complaints from whistle-blowers that they had added eight sacco's to the list of beneficiaries in Rukarango parish, Kibatsi Sub County.
Buyinza, today (Wednesday) appeared before the Ntungamo Grade One magistrate Shalon Nasuna who read to him two charges of causing death through reckless driving and causing bodily injuries through reckless driving under the Traffic and road safety Act 1998 as amended by Act number 6 of 2020.
Aponye lost his life in a road crash in Itojo town council, Ntungamo district, along the Mbarara-Kabale highway on Thursday night at approximately 9:00 PM. The collision involved a V8 Toyota Land Cruiser registration number UBF 300Z and a stationery Fuso truck loaded with Irish potatoes, registration number UAZ 767D.
According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, investigations have revealed that the V8 Land Cruiser registration number UBF 300Z, carrying Nyegamehe and two others, including his brother, was traveling at over 100 km/h when it collided with a stationary FUSO truck registration number UAZ 767D.
Benson Twesiime, the Itojo Hospital Medical Officer said that Nyegamehe died on spot, while two other occupants in the vehicle including the driver only identified as Brian are admitted at the facility in a critical condition.
According to the charge sheet, on the night of February 26th, 2023, at Kyamate Secondary school in Ntungamo Municipality, the suspects with malice aforethought unlawfully caused the death of Bonus Atukwase, a senior student, and also set fire to a dormitory block where property worth millions of Shillings was destroyed.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says that police picked up the suspects after being named by their colleagues. He says that the police are hunting for another prime suspect, who was suspended from the school last week for alleged indiscipline.
The head teacher, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, says that three other students were injured as they tried to rescue their property from the fire that broke out on one of the blocks hosting two male dormitories on Sunday night.
Beatrice Chemisto, the Acting Ntungamo District Health Officer, says that the escalation of the malaria cases in the last three years is of concern since the district wasn't among those prone to malaria cases.
The money had been allocated for the payment of councillors' allowances, the construction of a market road and the renovation of two primary schools. But an audit that was conducted shortly after Muriisa was transferred from the Sub County found that 83,600,000 Shillings was missing.
Asuman Kigongo, the Secretary of Production and also District Councilor Speaking during a district council on Wednesday, several councilors accused the Taskforce of failing to report accurately on the disease yet the District Veterinary Officer, Dr. Yake Basalirwa says that they have not registered any new cases of foot and mouth disease in the last three months.
Grace Twinomugisha, the Secretary for Finance told the councilors on Wednesday that the supplementary budget follows a shortfall in the 2022/23 budget arising from the salary enhancement of science teachers that was effected in July 2022.