The Assistant inspector general of Police- AIGP Asan Kasigyire said that they have noted that the perpetrators with fake covid-19 positive certificates are presenting them to security personnel on roadblocks and in fear of being infected by the virus, the personnel gives them a go way quickly.
The Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Baine, says that there has been an increase in new Covid-19 cases in recent days. For instance, by June 14 which is barely a fortnight ago, the cumulative Covid19 cases stood at 1200 but they are currently standing at 1,312. The figures from the Prisons service include prisoners, staff and their relatives.
The two suspected robbers were rushed to hospital in critical condition after being shot on Tuesday night in Rwentondo cell in Kakoba Division, Mbarara city by police. The suspects were allegedly conducting robberies under the guise of enforcing the nighttime curfew.
The 12 lorries are being held at Nakapiripirit Central Police Station where the animals are being inspected as the communities in Lorengedwat in Napak district where a recent raid was reported are being called to come and try to identify their animals.
The East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Gregg Ageca says they have opened a general inquiry file GEF 13/2021, to investigate circumstances under which the consignment of 79 boxes containing 1,896 hoes went missing from Soroti Council Stores. The hoes are valued at UGX. 18,960,000.
On Wednesday afternoon, Boda-boda riders mounted another search and recovered the deceased’s motorcycle from the house belonging to Robert Isingoma in Kyabasara village in Kimbugu parish in Kabwoya Sub County.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson has declined to identify the suspects, saying that they are still following some leads to arrest the remaining suspect.
Of the 405 cases recorded in the Rwizi region, the Mbarara district alone recorded 158 cases.