The call by the police follows last week’s bomb explosions that left two people killed. On October 23, a bomb exploded at a pork joint in Komamboga killing one person and two days later there was an explosion inside Swift Bus in Mpigi along the Kampala-Masaka Highway.
The prosecution told the court that Alia who hails from Ombaci village in Koboko assaulted and injured his sister and also destroyed trees belonging to Patrick Efitre his for allegedly grabbing his land.
Paul Kusolo the former Senior Assistant Secretary for Bushiyi Sub County and his accountant Abubakar Wambalo were arrested on Friday and are currently in police custody at Bududa Central Police Station.
Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
Joseph Kasule, a Research fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research -MISR who has done studies on Islamic fundamentalism in Uganda, said that because the world has been made to believe that the only people capable of terrorism are Muslims, it becomes fashionable and believable if the government throws the blame on their door step.
The 35 were arrested from the Post office, Total Petrol Station along Mbarara Masaka Road, Buremba Road, and Independence Road, among others, and charged for operating outside the gazetted bus and taxi parks contrary to provisions of the Traffic and Road Safety Act.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that Joshua Akanyijuka a 30-year-old resident of Nkere zone in Katwe was arrested following the recent attack and murder of a two-year-old child in Kanakurya Zone.
According to Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police spokesperson, the priest's having been exonerated does not mean that the case is closed. He explains that they are following the DPP’s guidance to reinvestigate the matter in light of the new leads
Of the10,595 parishes that make up the Republic of Uganda, one of them seems to be outside the jurisdiction of Uganda Police, the force mandated by the constitution to maintain law and order in the country. Following the terrorist bomb blast at Digida pork joint last Saturday, Uganda Radio Network –URN has received information that Uganda Police Headquarters is baffled by the realization that as things stand, none of its DPCs held oversight over Temangalo parish. The force is now trying to establish which of the most probable nearby 3 DPCs to hold accountable for what goes wrong in there.
Source told Uganda Radio Network that the crime intelligence team under the command of Brig Chris Damulira with the help of Closed Circuit Television –CCTV spy cameras tracked the movement of Matovu’s alleged accomplice.