Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, identifies the suspect as Jackson Kamwesigye alias boy while the deceased is 74-year-old Bernard Barugahare, a resident of Kanyankyende village in Bugangari Sub County in Rukungiri district.
The suspects are Charles Matasanga also known as ranger, Michael Natsambwa, Amon Manyali, Julius Nakhwashe, Rashid Majeme, Yefsa Matsanga and Richard Kamana, all residents of Nalwanza Sub County in Bududa district.
Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Region Police Spokesperson, says suspects pretended to be tourists to gain access to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where they broke into offices and vandalized property using hammers and axes.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga explains that promotion was based on performance, current responsibility, leadership abilities, command abilities, time spent on rank, discipline, patriotism and integrity. Other considerations are length of service in the force, level of education, career courses attended, record of service and physical fitness among others.
Edward Muhumuza, the Witness Protection and Victims Empowerment Department in the office of the DPP expresses worry that their objective for Asset recovery could not be achieved due to poor sensitization of the public by all relevant stakeholders.
According to police investigations, preliminary findings show that the suspects entered Nansana Centenary bank where Denis Mpagi approached the victim, whom police have declined not to mention for help to exchange his dollars for Shillings.
Frank Baine, the Uganda Prison Spokesman says the new changes are expected to provide safety measures in the management of prisoners in Moroto. He notes that the changes were communicated by the Commissioner-General of Prisons during his visit to the facility.
In a phone interview with our reporter, Canon Enock Kazooba, the LC III Chairperson of Ryakarimira Town Council, says Niwagaba was clobbered to death using a hand hoe following a quarrel with his wife over money they had collected from a bar they jointly owned near their home in Kigarama Trading Centre.
In the letters, four-morning show presenters were issued with warnings over what the warriors described as continuous discussions on the security situation in Karamoja. Those warned include Timothy Eodu, Catherine Alany of Akica FM and Fiona Nambuya and Innocent Kodet of Ateker FM.
The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF soldiers at the 3rd Division recovered 150 illegal guns in the hands of civilians across the nine districts of Karamoja. This is almost twice, the number of guns recovered in 2019 and 2018 in the region.
Police arrested two NUP leaders who include Afua Namayimba, Division Councilor elect for Kyebando and Agnes Namukula Division elect Councilor for Rubaga. They are currently being detained at Kiira Road Police Station on charges of inciting violence.
In 2014, PSU received 2639 complaints, 2547 complaints were lodged in 2015, PSU registered 2660 complaints in 2016, PSU received 2271 complaints in 2017, the 2018 complaints stood at 2383 while PSU recorded 2174 complaints in the year 2019.
According to Hakiza, the deceased disappeared from his home on April 10, 2021, after selling his house at Shillings 10 million. This prompted his relatives to notify police that commenced investigations into the matter.