Julius Ssebugwawo, the Secretary of the District Production Committee says that hundreds of residents in the area are living in fear of eviction by people who irregularly acquired land titles over big chunks of land and that as a result, the disputes are frustrating agriculture.
George Musheijja Bakulu, the Nyamiringa LCI chairman, was arrested on Wednesday last week after being caught red-handed defiling a 15-year-old girl. The victim now says she is too ashamed to go back to school yet she is a finalist.
The suspect in custody is identified as Mathias Ssengoma, 17, who with others still at large allegedly committed the crime early this month at a farm in Gentebe village, Nsoga parish, Mijwala sub-county.
According to Kabatsi, she did not want further divisions because they would affect greatly the party and deprive their supporters of opportunities. She explains that she wanted to put the past away from their road to prosperity in other aspects of life besides politics.
According to preliminary information, the deceased was last seen alive in Kasaana trading center around 7 pm. Residents say the assailants attacked Ssemanda on his way home and hacked several times on the head.
Sembabule is one of the districts with the highest number of land disputes in the greater Masaka sub-region; where hundreds of people are threatened with eviction, mainly by prominent figures that claim ownership of chunks of land.
Yusufu Abaho, the campaign coordinator of Aine Kaguta in Lugushuulu Sub County is one of the victims of the fresh violence because of supporting a candidate of his choice. He claims that gangs that are targeting the coordinators of Aine, some of whom, he says have been abducted.
However, some of the voters that have listened to the candidates so far in Bukomansimbi and Sembabule are not pleased with the way the presidential hopefuls resonate with the challenges in their respective areas.
The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.
The victim, currently admitted at BEACOF medical centre in Sembabule Town council, says his aggressors accused him of supporting President Museveni’s younger brother Godfrey Aine Kaguta; one of the candidates in Mawogola North Constituency parliamentary race.