But one thing that stands out in all these crashes is the silence of UPDF leadership on giving reports on what has been causing these crashes. This has denied citizens, more so parents, spouses and children who lose their dear ones in such tragedies year in year out to know the truth.
By the time police arrived on patrol UP 2402, it found when the locals had already removed it from the waterway. Ssendikadiwa explained that they swiftly removed the body suspecting that it could be one of their residents since the area experienced a heavy downpour on Friday.
Works and Transport minister, Gen Katumba Wamala, has told Uganda Radio Network that they have never ordered police patrols providing security to pay toll fees. The General shockingly revealed to URN that the police wanted to be given the absolute right to use the Expressway without paying any fees including cars for their bosses which MOWT declined. "They were told to daily give the details of the patrol vehicle on duty but they refused,” Gen Katumba said, and advised Police to do the simple thing of daily availing particulars of the patrol vehicles they want to deploy on the expressway.
The deceased has been identified as William Lopeyok, a Post graduate student of project planning and management. His body of Lopeyok was found lying in the pool of blood along the road on Friday by a traveler.
Police sources said Obida locked himself inside the bedroom and then shot himself in the head. However Superintendent of Police –SSP Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, said he was yet to get a briefing about the incident.
Nankya’s murder of her two children came on the heels of the ongoing probe of Agaba Omuhereza, who also butchered her three children identified Praise Ahumuza 5, Faith Wemigisha 3, and Peace Tumukugise an 11-months old baby boy.
Rafik Khan, who was dumped at Kasangalabi along Kayunga –Mukono road, opened a case of abduction and robbery at Kireka Police Station which has since been taken over by Kira Division police headquarters.
The ban follows an incident in which the community of Napore village in Kosike sub county teamed up and beat three men from Amudat district who were following their cows which were stolen by suspected warriors from Nabilatuk district. The incident happened on September, 18
In July and August, police noticed that Kigaali and its counterparts Dog Tulumbe had increased their attacks on revelers going or coming from entertainment places majorly in Kabalagala, Kansanga, Nsambya and Entebbe road. Katwe and Kabalagala police team up and conducted operations that led to the arrest of over 20 suspects including the four suspected sub-group leaders.
Patrick Onyango, the Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson, has urged people to be extra careful with jobs, businesses and travel opportunities posted online. Onyango also said girls have been sexually assaulted by people they meet online.
The Elders' council resolved to pick fifty youth from each of the 14 clans in Kotido district, to constitute the special battalion whose mission is to go and capture the warriors hiding in the jungle, for handing over to the government for legal action.
Immigration Spokesperson Simon Peter Mundeyi has revealed that ever since the threat to burn unclaimed passports was made two months ago, owners have been resurfacing and they are now left with only 10,000 unclaimed passports.
On the night of September 19, eleven sex workers together with the manager of Recess Bar and Lodges, Abdu Kiggundu were arrested for allegedly beating to death a client whose identity is not yet determined due to lack of any identity documents.
Security personnel identified the suspects as Kenneth Bongomin, a renowned land broker, and Charles Ojara, a soldier guarding a farm belonging to the late Gen. Paul Lokech, the former Deputy Inspector of Police.
Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman says that the assailants shot at three staff working at the petrol station before fleeing with their mobile phones and an unspecified amount of money.