Maria Kamara Mabinty, the International Criminal Court –ICC Outreach Coordinator for East Africa told URN in an interview that the extension of the deadline for the appeal comes following the request made by Ongwen’s defense team being led by Krispus Ayena Odongo late last month.
Following the continuous questions raised by journalists about unattended to roadblocks and extortion of money from drivers and riders allegedly flouting curfew time, Lokech has today tasked Assistant Inspector General of Police –AIGP Edward Osiru Ochom, to investigate the unnecessary or permanent checkpoints and take deserving action.
They are reported to have locked themselves in the bar and retained the watchman to alert them in case of any eventualities. However, the residents within the neighboring community contacted police personnel who arrested them at 1:00am.
Following his own observation while at the scene, and after reviewing footage from several Closed Circuit Television –CCTV cameras, Gen. Lokech says that there was a slow response from the police teams to the shooting. He attributes the sluggish response to communication gaps between the Security camera team and the ground force.
Hoima Resident City Commissioner Samuel Kisembo Araali says that members of the burial team attached to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital have reportedly been charging between 300,000 and 700,000 Shillings from relatives of those who succumb to COVID-19 to cover costs of disinfecting the body and facilitate burial ceremonies.
Gen Museveni also said Gen Katumba’s attackers who rode on two motorbikes encountered a traffic officer who tried to stop them as they fled the scene on the Kisota-Kulambiro Road in Kampala, but were able to escape because the officer was not armed.
According to Police, the deceased’s colleagues found his lifeless body lying in front of the pump around 4:00 AM. The Bukedi South Police Spokesperson, Moses Mugwe told URN that the security guard at the fuel pump station, Asuman Guloba reported Wandage’s murder to the police.