Rukutana was arrested with three of his bodyguards from his home in Kagugu in Rushenyi county, a day after the National Resistance Movement -NRM party primaries on September 4, 2020. He had been accused of shooting his rivals’ agent Dan Rweburingi and damaging property among others, and subsequently charged for the same.
The prosecution alleges that Rukutana and his guards shot at the vehicle, a Toyota Rav4 registration UAQ 840 X belonging to Muhumuza who was a supporter of his rival Naome Kabasharira injuring one of the occupants, Dan Rwibirungi.
Nicholas Tumutoreine, the headteacher says the project will relieve the school of congestion and create comfort for the girls. There are currently 178 girls at the school but the majority are day scholars because the dormitory can only take 50 girls.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson declined to divulge the names of the other suspects noting that the rest of the family members are in custody at Rubare police station for their own safety.
In 2014, a community meeting chaired by the former Ruhaama Sub County LC III Chairperson, Tom Rwomushana resolved to uproot the boundary marks prompting Kangaho’s family to file a case of criminal trespass against the ringleaders. But Kangaho’s family led by Andrew Kangaho claims to have inherited the contested land from their late father, James Kangaho.
Nathan Mutungi, the Chairperson Nyakihanga Fruits and Vegetable Growers Cooperative Society, says they decided to suspend the operations of the factory due to numerous challenges that require government intervention.
The Agro Business projects commissioned include a 273-acre coffee plantation, 17 acres’ of bananas, a fish project, a hatchery, a fully facilitated Health Center III and a newly constructed Dean's House.
The FDC candidates have since disputed the poll results, saying there was a lot of violence directed at their supporters and polling agents. They also describe the elections a sham and fraudulent, arguing it was characterised with open voter bribery by the NRM party and candidates.
In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
The accident involved a Toyota Hiace taxi registration number UBD 041S and a Fuso truck registration number UAR 679M. Damiano Katwesiime, Ntungamo District Police Commander, said that the taxi rammed into the Fuso truck that was parked at the trading center.
Muhangi's nomination had been blocked by the Ntungamo District Returning Officer Robert Baine after reportedly arriving late at the venue. On the same day of his anticipated nomination, Munangi had been bounced for failing to deliver all the required paperwork to support his bid.
Muntu says that there are no fundamental differences among the East African states, except the lack of a good relationship between the various leaders in the bloc. He was speaking from his home area in Ntungamo District, as part of his campaign trail for the presidency.