Emmanuel Sewava, who operates a music library in Bwaise, Kawempe Division, in Kampala was arrested alongside three others on allegations of stocking fuel which they were allegedly going to use to burn the city in case the Electoral Commission announced Yoweri Museveni the winner.
Enanga said all trainees underwent very thorough individual medical assessments at the training school, where it was established that 38 trainees, had medical conditions that could not meet the inherent requirements of the training and the subsequent operational policing roles in the field.
The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
Barbra Mulimira, the Kampala Electoral Commission returning officer declared Lukwago winner with 194,592 while his closet rival and National Unity Platform candidate Nabilah Naggayi Sempala garnered only 60,082 votes.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigire says they have arrested the suspect from Kalangala district and they are yet to transfer her to the district where she committed the crime. He notes that the baby has been recovered in good condition.
One of the stray bullets caught 14-year-old Tulero Mourine, who was pumping water at a borehole at Alega primary school. She was rushed to Apac general hospital for medical. Odongo says the gunmen shot his tyres four times but one bullet caught the teenager.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says they have received information about ‘hooligans’ who intend to wreak havoc on voters and businesses in the city during the elections.
“All the 11 guards were arrested and later released after recording statements with PSU. They are being accused of deviating from police operation procedures when they were guarding presidential candidates. The IGP said they disrespected orders of OCs and DPCs,” source said.
According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga, the suspects were arrested over the last five days. Some directly attacked their opponents while others destroyed election materials and participated in a post-election protests.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are still pursuing the suspects for their involvement in electoral malpractices. He says they have already summoned the presiding officers from the said polling stations to record statements.
At the Kyebando Road Junction where a number of policemen and military are manning the roadblock all motorcyclists and pedestrians are directed to use other roads leading in and out of the city. Kamwokya residents say the heavy military and police presence has paralyzed business.
Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Faridah Nampiima said despite the earlier warnings police gave to the public before elections, there was an increase in traffic offences committed on the roads in different parts of the country from Thursday during the presidential and parliamentary elections to Saturday after the final results declaration.