Muhirwe was kidnapped from Kaberebere town council in Isingiro district where he had gone to buy scholastic materials after spending the holidays at his uncles place. His kidnappers contacted his family demanding for ransom of Shillings 7 million.
The residents were evicted last week when a group of bailiffs, accompanied by police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF personnel, stormed the area, razed over 50 houses and slashed crop gardens, a new twist in a battle that has lasted more than 10 years.
On Sunday morning, Najjuuko again called the two purported assassins and met them near her home. They discussed details of the plan; including how the home would be accessed in the wee hours of the night. Unknown to her, the interaction was recorded on video.
The vehicle which was transporting agricultural produce and traders from Kinoni Market in Mbarara district to Ntungamo town was reportedly trying to avoid hitting a lorry that was making a U-turn in the road when it lost control and veered off the road.
Police says preliminary findings indicate that the fire was sparked off by an electric short circuit in one of the affected premises. This is the sixth time that fire is affecting traders in Elegu border point over the past three years.
Police at Wandegeya Police Station is holding in custody the Nyakasura Alumni Association treasurer, who is also a recently fired employee of DFCU bank, for allegedly using his position in the bank and stealing over 133 million Shillings from Association accounts held in three banks.
Documents recovered from the suspects during investigations show that in June 2018, Tumwesigye signed a contract with Hoima sugar factory to clear the bushes at Shillings 80million, which was deposited onto his personal account.
Mathias Kintu Musoke, the Sembabule RDC, says his office is struggling to mediate the land disputes some of which are threatening to turn violent. Musoke says seven out every ten matters that are presented to him since he took over three months ago are land-related.