Lt. Reuben Ndifuna, the spokesperson for Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU says that they destroyed 52,575 pieces of monofilament nets, 8,457kg of immature fish, 35,442, 10,881 illegal boats, 1,463 solar batteries and 189,103 illegal hooks among others.
Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LCV Chairperson, says there is an escalation of organized crimes such as livestock and motor vehicle thefts, human trafficking and smuggling among others at the Elegu border in Uganda and Nimule, the South Sudan side that threatens the peace of cross border community.
The deceased identified as Vanansio Zirihoona, a resident of Kabisha village, Mwendo parish, Kitumba sub-county, Kabale district was also a renowned tailor operating along Kabale Main Street in Kabale town. His body was discovered by locals at around 6:30 PM.
In a security meeting with residents, and local leaders chaired by KMP Commandment Stephen Tanui at Komamboga playground on Sunday, few meters from the scene of crime, Tanui who vowed to apprehend all curfew violators in Kampala areas also faulted area police officers and their commanders for looking on when people continuously violated curfew regulations.
He was meeting a businessman at Georon. "This businessman wanted to sell me his bar and I had moved with 4.9 million shillings to seal the deal." Ssengonzi adds, "But before signing the agreement, the explosion happened and in the process, I lost all the money."
Some sources who preferred anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter say that the blast left behind a huge hole at the Centre of where people were seated and that some fragments hit people and cars as far as 100 meters.
"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says.
"So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."
Noah Mukasa Sserumaga, one of the area leaders told Uganda Radio Network –URN that the explosion was heard minutes to 9:00pm at Digida eating point. Moments later, the area was engulfed in smoke and sounds of people crying for help.
Edwin Okiror the legal officer of Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority says that the Authority got complaints from Njeru municipality that a group of people impersonating their staff were extorting money from lenders to process operating licenses for them.
The 29-year old Dokuze attached to Saracen Security company Limited who was on night duty at God Electronics was shot and injured by three gunmen at around 8:00 pm. The gunmen also gained access inside the electronics shop and made off with about shillings 50 million.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that the crackdown follows increasing vehicles without number-plates on the roads which is not only against the law but also, the same vehicles are mostly being used by criminals.
Mutemo said that the district received over 156 million Shillings to facilitate members of the Village Health Teams-VHTs and other activities of the COVID-19 task force but Duku and Mawejje have failed to account for the funds, yet several health workers have never received their risk allowances for the second wave.
The Chinese construction company reportedly destroyed the water source on River Hohwa while constructing the Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butoole Road, one of the critical roads leading to the Kingfisher Development Area.
Barely a fortnight ago, the Criminal Investigations Department raided Uganda Land Commission offices and picked some documents after receiving a complaint from a whistleblower that more than 21 billion Shillings had been spent on compensating people who did not exist.
"Phramacist Ambrose Kamugisha directed me to store medical waste bins containing medical supplies on five different occasions, but his colleagues, most of whom are fellow health workers would come and load the medicines in his vehicle," mortuary attendant Godfrey Lutalemwa says.
The victim’s father says he caught Thomas Tabu, 48, having sex with his 13-year-old daughter, a Primary Four (P.4) pupil at around 3:00 pm on 18 October 2021. The case reported the case to Patiko Police Post vide SD Ref: 08/18/10/2021 leading to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday 19.
Mugisha returned to Masaka Police Station on Thursday for further questioning. According to his lawyer Alexander Lule, police extended the bond to Tuesday because the state prosecutor was not ready with the file.