Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
According to Mohamed Nazuruheen Vaheed, the Indians consider Uganda their home and pledged to attract investors to Acholi since the region has restored peace and stability. He also revealed he will will support sports development especially like Badminton, Crickets and Football which he has been doing Soroti, Jinja and Kampala.
Last week in Kisoro, a man hacked four of his family members to death. Gerald Ndikumukiza admitted killing his wife Maliserina Mujawimana 26, his mother Bonconsira Nyiraguhirwa 75, father Deogratius Sebitama 80, and sister-in-law Joan Nyiramana 20.
A police patrol vehicle, filled with police officers is packed in front of the entrance blocking access of non-authorised personnel. Entrance is, at the moment limited to aspirants and journalists, who are first scrutinised, while all the rest are advised to keep a safe distance, away from the nomination centre.
Sembabule Resident District Commissioner Nickson Niwagaba says that they had deployed at least 200 police officers in each of the nine sub-counties to prevent eventualities similar to the ones that led to the cancellation of the polls on September 4, when violence erupted in many parts of the district.
However, as voters lined up at the back of their favourite candidates, Patience Lule and Nasif Musoke, Nambooze arrived at the election venue and ordered non-party members to leave the line. The directive triggered a bitter argument between the voters and Nambooze until she accepted all people who were gathered at the station to vote.
Kampala metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified him as Wandera Geoffrey, 39, a fisherman resident of Abaita Ababiri in Entebbe Municipality. The suspect was arrested on Monday by Stanbic bank security officers and handed him to police.
The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
“We preferred charges of corruption against the policemen but the DPP has returned the file demanding that we fill some gaps. We decided to release the policemen on bond as we fill the gaps raised,” ACP Olugu said.
Owoyesigyire said efforts are underway to have Noeline arrested since all trouble emanated from her actions, and it is only her who could tell them where her dead lover came from so that the body can be handed over to his relatives.
The escapees have been identified as Tumusiime Siraj, who was arrested on allegations of aggravated defilement, Micah Muzamir who was arrested on allegations of Burglary and theft and Faizo Carbon alias Atim Moses on allegations of theft.
Although police and the factory management have not yet ascertained the cost of damages caused by the fire, a store with about 10, 000 pieces of mattresses, cushions, raw materials and equipment was razed to ash. The fire which started at around 9 a.m., lasted about four hours.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga identified the duo as Rashid Kavuma and Matovu Adam who beat police officers on duty at Court of Appeal - Twed Towers on Friday when ordered to vacate the place where they were waiting for their boss
The driver of the Fuso truck identified as Aggrey Muzaya, the turn boy and a woman suspected to be the owner of cargo died on the spot. The injured people include the driver of the trailer identified Amis Baheza and his turnboy Salim Tenywa and two women-only identified as Monica and Tunamuhikire.
Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
Maate added that the suspect further told police that he murdered the four over land related wrangles between him and his parents, adding that the family gave him a piece of land on a steep slope where he couldn’t construct a house.