Following his arrest on accusations of being a November riots ring leader, Kanata’s whereabouts remain unknown. URN has visited Walusubi village and established that the four wives, eleven children and a sickly 82-year-old mother Hajjarah Nakilyowa are living in destitution.
In the meeting with the residents and Wright, the secretary to the president on land matters, Hajjati Namayanja read a letter from the president in which he ordered that residents fully accessing the land without any restrictions and that the private security guards should as well vacate the main gate to the village. But Wright's lawyer says there is before court and so the state house directive has taken then by surprise.
ASP Sarah Nanyunja, the Head of the Children and Family Protection Unit at Lugazi Central Police Station-CPS , blames the increasing numbers of cases of child abuse in Buikwe on the geographical location and land scape of the district. she says that this has made children very easy targets for their attackers.
Nambooze raised the concerns after unidentified machete-wielding thugs sneaked into her residence atNakabago cell, Ntawo ward in Mukono municipality in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and threatened to kill her.
According to the preliminary assessment, the rains destroyed 16 houses in Lugazi and 36 in Mpatta Sub County. Some of the affected gardens belong to teachers and university students who opted for farming due to the lockdown.
Simon Muwanga Kabogoza, the Chief Executive Officer of Buganda Land Board, says that following the 2016 boundary opening exercise, they instructed all residents who had registered with BLB with intentions of acquiring titles (Kyapa mungalo) they advised them to visit the diocesan land office to prove their tenancy.
Alfred Mugabi, a resident at the Maternity ward, says that despite the police patrols around the hive club, they have never stopped its illegal operations. He notes that the place also plays loud music every night.
“The robbers also got to know about the absence of the patrol car and the few police personnel we have, so lately they take their time while breaking into our homes because they know by the time the police arrives they will be done and long gone,” David Kigozi, the Kigombya LC1 Defence secretary reported.
A gang headed by the Nyenje LCI Chairperson Edward Kabombo and 15 others on police wanted list for slashing the same old woman’s food crops last month, returned on Friday and vandalized her house damaging windows, removing the back door threatening to kill her with her grand children before she was rescue by the community. The attackers were armed with machete, hoes and sticks.
According to Kiwanuka, security handed over the children to Kyampisi Childcare Center after picking them from Markaz Ibun Hajjara School in Namaliga in Bombo in Luweero district where they were attending Islamic studies.
Kisitu, who is one of the suspects in police custody, claims that the mosque stands on the six acres of land belonging to his late father, Damyano Mukasa. However, Sheikh Saziri Lumala, says that they built the mosque on part of the land donated by Abdul Karim Ddumba who bought it at Shillings 20M.
The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.