According to police, while in Hoima City on Monday evening around 5 pm on Monday evening, the suspects kidnapped Aisha Nema. They bundled their victim in a Toyota Premio registration number UBH 627C and drove off at breakneck speed.
The minister who is currently in Bunyoro on a working visit says that he has established that several officials in the various land boards are fueling land grabbing, through the issuance of land titles to the rich at the expense of the poor.
It is alleged that on Sunday night at around 11:30p.m, six suspected thugs armed with pangas, raided the farm and attacked Awori with an intention of disarming her and stealing the cattle from the farm. They allegedly grabbed her but, in self-defence, she discharged a bullet that hit one of the thugs.
The State House anti-corruption unit detained the officials when they appeared before the Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters in Kampala on Monday to respond to various accusations leveled against them.
The illegal fishing gear was impounded during various operations in Buliisa, Hoima, Kikuube, Kagadi and Ntoroko districts under the Command of Lt. Colonel Dick Kaija, the Commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
The seven suspected militiamen, four of them dressed in the DRC military uniform, placed several fishermen at gunpoint and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear. After executing their mission, they crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Ethien Arua, one of the affected fishermen.
It is alleged that the Chairperson together with three other suspects namely Patrick Balitwaha, John Byaruhanga and Moses Munaka - all fishermen attached to Kabanda landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district - killed Samuel Warom, 20, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Mbegu parish Kabaale sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Friday night at around 10p.m.
Reports indicate that the facility did not provide any medicine for the patients, or even guide them on the COVID-19 home-based care protocols which would allow them to protect themselves while at their respective homes. Some of the patients however alerted the COVID-19 taskforces in the area about their predicament.
Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central Police station is accused of impersonation as a Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI personnel with the aim of defrauding guest house owners in Hoima City of their money. He was arrested on Sunday afternoon in Hoima City.
The six were caught red-handed by police conducting lessons in disregard of the presidential directive closing all schools for 42 days as part of the measures to contain the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that some of the motorists were arrested while trying to sneak with passengers to other districts especially during the night hours, while others were found operating beyond 9pm.