But the petitioners have not yet sued the King as they had put it in the petition. Reverend Willy Kintu Muhanga, the Chairperson of the Clan Leaders who petitioned the King has told Uganda Radio Network that they are currently not certain of when they will go to court to proceed with their earlier decision of suing the King.
According to Rev. Muhanga, the decision by the clan leaders comes after they petitioned the King on September 4 protesting the manner in which Steven Kiyingi was appointed as Prime Minister of the Kingdom, but have since received no response. The petition stated that the council sitting on August 26, 2022 in which the Omukama appointed Kiyingi was not regularly constituted. They say the council lacked a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker since Eng. Julius Mwirumubi, who chaired the council sitting, was never sworn in as the Speaker of the Supreme Council of Tooro, the Orukurato.
"Later I saw a cloth I had dressed my 2months daughter in, I rushed and picked her up but she was dead, and when I ran to check on the other bodies I noticed that all my children were dead in a pool of blood, that was the last thing I remember only to woke up in the hospital.” - 30-year-old Nansubuga.
At Nyakaseke Taxi Park, transport from Fort Portal to Kasese has increased from 10,000 Shillings to 20,000 Shillings, Fort Portal to Rwimi from 5,000 Shillings to 10,000 Shillings while Fort Portal- Kibiito is 6,000 from 3,000 Shillings.
According to Hamada Mayanja, the father to Kakwezi and Mbabazi, the Kaliba family, Mitala’s father and the two parliamentary staff met in a closed-door meeting at Mountains of the Moon Hotel in Fort Portal to discuss an out-of-court settlement since the families of the victims were already pursuing the case.
Mitala who was riding the motorcycle was carrying two sisters; Shamilah Mbabazi and Aminah Kakwezi, both residents of Kiteere in Central Division, sustained head injuries and a sharp object tore apart the flesh on his right thigh.