Charles Twine, the CID spokesperson said on September 22, 2021, a post Facebook by an account under the name Brison Olywl Oz declared that Ochola had “finally died” and that he should “rest in peace” prompting investigations into the incident.
Ismail Musisi who has been on Police's wanted list of suspected brutal killers who were murdering people using machettes in Bukomansimbi district was on the weekend shot dead during a robbery at a plywood factory in Kassanda district.
The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
Those arrested from Njeru have been identified as Openjulu Hoard, Openjulu John, Jaker James Michael, Obratum Juventin, Olinga Simon Peter, Ngambi Jeraso Peter and Bob Patrick. The three others arrested from Zombo town include Warom Felix, Mutumba Muhamood and Bamusungire Robert.
Paul Senoga, an IT expert and dealer in security system like vehicle tracking, agrees with police that banks conceal a lot of information about their illegally accessed systems. Senoga says hackers keep testing the systems until they gain access using malwares. As a solution, Senoga urges companies to always hire permanent and competent people who keep testing their own system purposely to spot loopholes early enough.
Three days after the United Kingdom issued a terror alert for its citizens in Uganda, the Inspector General of Police –IGP Martin Ochola, has directed the force’s Counter-Terrorism –CT unit to increase vigilance on vital spaces. The UK indicated that terrorists are planning an indiscriminate attack on among others places frequented by foreigners.
“Police have not helped us," are defence secretary Muhammed Konde said. "They do not patrol these areas in the night. We have people who keep walking in this place throughout the night and we cannot stop them. We are armed only with sticks and we don’t know what they are carrying in the night. We are overwhelmed as leaders. Locals wake up early going for work and they are often attacked. We need security."
This year alone, suspects connected to numerous abductions and killings in the districts like Ntoroko, Kabalore, Ibanda, Mbarara, Kyenjojo, Bushenyi and Lwengo are repeat offenders, according to Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID Spokesperson Charles Twine.
Interpol Director Senior Commissioner of Police, Charles Birungi, says that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, they were issuing over 500 Certificates on a daily basis, which means they would collect more than Shillings 38million.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the suspects were picked up in an operation following a public outcry by residents of Masaja, Salaama, Mutundwe and Bunamwaya parishes in Makindye division.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyirehas identified the suspects as Francis Luke and Joshua Bakabuye, both residents of Kawempe. Their arrest came after a woman who was travelling abroad questioned how they were able to give her results without conducting a test.
In Kampala metropolitan areas, Police and -UPDF said they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security personnel enforcing the curfew time that starts at 6:00pm for motorbikes and 7:00pm for all vehicles and persons, with intention of disarming or injuring them.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, has now indicated that investigators have concluded that charges of aggravated robbery and attempted murder are befitting the gang because they also robbed victims with machetes. Another offence police have preferred against the accused persons is repeated conspiracy to commit crimes.
The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Spokesperson Charles Twine identifies the suspects as Simon Ssekamatte, the headteacher of Grace-Bulamu mixed day and boarding secondary school, John Martin Obo, the school security head and Junior Niyonsaba, a casual labourer.
“We don’t have tickets for violating curfew time," ASP Nampiima said. "That provision was given to the national Covid-19 task force to come up with penalties but they did not. So when we arrest or impound your car or motorcycle, we look at the traffic offence and we issue a ticket accordingly.”
speaking to Journalists at the ICT Research, Development and Innovation Center in Kikandwa in Wakiso district, Allan Nshimiye Rugayampuzi, the Public Relations Officer of the Directorate, said that their experts have made several changes to this system and made it more user friendly by any record officer.