Abas Katende, a nursing officer at Kyazanga Health Centre IV, says some mob members dropped the suspect from Kyazanga trading center after foiling his attack on residents in the area. He claimed that the suspect who is still in a coma was in bad shape when he arrived at the facility.
Those that defy the ordinance will on the first occasion pay a fine not exceeding shillings 20,000 and on the second occasion will lose an operating license and pay a fine not exceeding shillings 40,000.
Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that the second gun has been recovered in the bushes at Buwaazi village in Semuto during the search mounted by policemen and local residents.
On Tuesday, the suspect's lawyer Hamza Ssekidde asked the prosecution led by State Attorney Rose Aoja to clean her hands and drop the charges against his clients, saying they didn’t commit the crime for which they are being held.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga Police Spokesperson, says that police visited the scene where they recovered a firearm, two cartridges and one bullet. Police picked the deceased’s bodies and delivered them to Apac general hospital pending postmortem.
General David Muhoozi on Monday evening visited Lwengo district, the scene of the latest incident. He indicated that preliminary assessments are pointing to possibilities of terrorism, a line of investigations security has now taken.
Rogers Mangoye, the Accountant of Nakatsi Sub-county is in police custody following his arrest on Monday after he failed to respond to police summons issued last month. According to police, between February and August 2021, the suspect forged the signature of Grace Apolot, the sub-county chief which he used to draw up to 28 million Shillings from the sub-county account in Centenary Bank.
Vincent Emalu, another resident in Bukedea Town Council, says that the insecurity escalating cattle theft in the district is caused by the overstay of some police officers. He says that some of the police officers who have joined hands with wrong elements in the district have been cancelling their transfers.
Livingstone Kalungi, a resident of Bukomba village in Luwero district says he bought a piece of land measuring 27 yards from Ssenyonjo Muwanguzi who is now deceased. The land in question is located in Lukenku village in Kikamulo sub-county in Nakaseke district. On August 23, 2021, Major Jimmy Katende, an administrative officer in the Office of the President wrote to Nakaseke District Police Commander informing him that he had received a complaint from another person, Anatoli Buzoya, claiming to have bought the contested land in 1972.
CID spokesperson Charles Twine says the nine Ugandans were arrested at the airport in Nairobi for holding passports with forged Kenyan stamps over the weekend. Police investigations show they were trafficked and given documents with forged Kenyan stamps by Charles Kamuli who has a warehouse in Kireka where he recruits and holds his victims for trafficking.
According to Hajji Mbabali Njuki, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner , the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF expects to recruit 2,000 LDU personnel in Entebbe and the neighbouring towns.
However, only 278 people had applied by August 30, when the application process was expected to close in Entebbe.
Mary Goretti Kitutu, the State Minister for Karamoja Affairs who is in the region to monitor the Dryland Integrated Development Project under the Office of the Prime Minister said the abduction reflects the inhumane behaviour of the warriors. She described the abduction as provocative to the government.