The two-day heavy downpour that started on Monday evening until Tuesday evening affected villages of Kanooga, Kakihimbara, Kaisobakara, and Kayunga in Matale Sub County, Kiganda in Kyahazihire sub-county, Kiziizi Cell, Buyanja Cell and Karuguuza Cell all in Kibaale town Council.
The State Minister in Charge of Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President, Peter Ogwang detected the anomalies while monitoring and assessing various government projects in the district. Ogwang wondered how the RDC would rush to commission the maternity ward with visible cracks on the wall, floor and ceiling.
Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls aged between 15 and 19 years are reported pregnant in the district.
Police accuses the pastor of presiding over a wedding ceremony on Sunday with over 100 people in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. In his recent directives, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, said only 20 people can attend a wedding.
JohnBosco Nyenyeri, the area LC1 Chairperson says it is a big tragedy to the village since Byakatonda was the only elder of that age remaining in the area.
He suspects the deceased could have committed suicide due to frustration since he was staying alone in his house and had no one to take appropriate care of him.
According to Hakiza, the deceased disappeared from his home on April 10, 2021, after selling his house at Shillings 10 million. This prompted his relatives to notify police that commenced investigations into the matter.
The deceased was strangled after being sexually violated, and the Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza told URN that so far one suspect, her former boy friend Gestephas Nkuuna, has been arrested to help police with investigations.
According to Otabong, residents mounted a search for the minor and found her body in a swamp next to the suspects home. He says the deceaseds clothes and sandals were recovered next to the suspects home, a few meters from the crime scene.
Kibaale police launch a manhunt for robbers who attacked traders, robbed and undressed them before disappearing in the nearby bushes. The robbers are suspected to be hiding in the villages near where the incident happened.