Tom Ogwang, whose son, Reagan Ogwang and daughter, Sharon Ogwang, had been arrested confirmed that they have been set free on police bond. Teddy Olwayo, said her brother, Raymond Olwawu, has been also released on bond.
Komakech who introduced the Private member's bill entitled “Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill 2020 says that human right defenders that undertake to defend the rights of other persons like human rights organizations, activists, and lawyers among others have often been the target of repressive measures by the government, security forces and businesses among others.
This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof Bernabas Nawangwe, has said the administration is working with police to unearth circumstances that led to the beating and causing death of veterinary student Emmanuel Tegu.
The priest on Tuesday informed journalists that the CCTV clips were to be officially released to police and journalist on Wednesday at 11 am. However, upon accessing St Augustine Chapel CCTV control-room, the police detectives and police ICT team blocked access for journalists and Makerere Guild members access.
Jane Aguti, whose brother, Nicholas Omase is locked up says police was the first to chase Tegu and even fired three bullets. According to Aguti, although she doesn’t know why the officers were chasing the deceased, she suspects that the mob could have responded to the gunshots.
Deborah Sanyu, an eyewitness said that Bukenya was crashing rocks in the quarry into smaller pieces for sale on Tuesday evening when the huge boulder rolled down and hit him on the head killing him on the spot.
Simon Ocaayi told URN at the Interpol Offices in Kololo on Monday that he is preparing to travel to Iraq for work once the lockdown is lifted. He however, said this was the third time he was being turned away at the gate yet all he wants is to register and have his documents ready.
At least 10,000 junior and senior police personnel have been equipped with new command and investigations skills in the last four years according to data compiled by police force’s research, planning and human resource directorates.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Area Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the suspect as Hassan Kiwanuka. According to Owoyesigyire, Kiwanuka has been on the run for hacking Matia Gimmony in June 30, 2020.
Police’s warning follows an incident on Saturday where the supporters of presidential hopeful also Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu better known as Bobi Wine, converged at the Bulange Mengo based CBS FM after the politician appearing on a radio talk show. They tried to march with him to his Kamwokya based office but police foiled the endeavor.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the detective Police Constable Andrew Nyende was riding a motorcycle registration number UP-5040 when he had a head-on collision with Tata lorry registration number UAY 186Y.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that Prof. Bukenya used taxis to ferry people to his home without following the Ministry of Health guidelines on controlling the possible spread of coronavirus disease. Taxi's are only allowed to carry half of their capacity at the moment.
Although police attributes crime reductions on among other things community sensitization, increased intelligence operations, extension of police services near citizens through building new stations, CCTVs are highlighted as one of the major security projects that are greatly helping in fighting and reducing crime.