Eyewitnesses recounted hearing a loud blast before seeing Namulondo collapse to the ground. Some of the residents acted fast and switched off the electricity to prevent further harm, as the accident happened in a densely populated area.
On his part, Gabula says that Busoga is the tourism capital of Uganda and he urged all responsible authorities to strengthen efforts of not only face-lifting, but also publicising tourism sites in the region, with an aim of exposing their potentials to the world.
Nyamutukura, the chief Royal Prince of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom is believed to have deserted the land of his ancestors over endless power struggles, and saile through Lake Kyoga to settle in Busoga Kingdom, where he discovered the Kagulu Rock in the early 16th century.
Ngobi was killed alongside his friend Julius Kiirya with whom they jointly hatched a plan of hiring gunmen to surround the home of 70-year-old, Mutwaire Bamwegombye, a resident of Busiike village, in Buyende district and rob 'mercury' from him.
Abbas Buyinza, a fisherman in the area, expressed concerns about the safety of fishermen due to the use of illegal fishing gear, despite efforts by the UPDF Marine officers from the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU).
It is reported that the trio; Paul Kivumbi, David Kivumbi and Laston Kabutanga picked Gavamukulya from a local eatery in the Irundu trading centre and battered him with blunt objects on Saturday night. They accused him of stealing cassava
"My wife used to leave home early in the pretext of clearing the farm before sunrise, only to meet up with his lover. On receiving information from locals, I lost control and killed her," reads Tenywa's statement in part.
Richard Kajura, one of the residents says that the deceased had instructed him to load two cows on a waiting pickup which would transport them to the police station as exhibits, when he received a phone call alerting him that he was being robbed.