Denis Odoki, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they have so far arrested 14 members of the group which was trading as Global Alliance In Motion, an organisation that was later found to be non-existent. Before their arrest, the group paid for radio announcements for job opportunities which they purportedly had at their factory and main office in Lyantonde.
“On Friday he called some business associates who he supplied pork asking them to pay him. So they told him to pick the money on Saturday. So we think those that killed him wanted the money he had just collected, what we don’t know is whether they trailed him from Lyantonde or Mbarara,” he said.
The latest incident is the case of a seven months baby whose body was discovered in a bush at Kijjukizo B village in Lyantonde town council on Tuesday. Kamugasha says the body was discovered by herdsmen who immediately notified the residents and local authorities.
It is alleged that the suspects Dennis Kiberu, who was driving a Premio vehicle registration number UBD 184N from Lyantonde town to take them to Kasambya village to purportedly pick up a patient from a shrine. However, when they reached a secluded area, they told him to stop. They suddenly grabbed and tied him.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says Bongo and other NUP members held an unlawful assembly contrary to the Health Ministry guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of Coronavirus-COVID-19
Kereni Namara, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they picked up Brian Muyanja and Simon Ssentamu with the help of operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence using the number they left behind asking one of their victims to send them money after taking his number plate.
According to Mawulugungu, the school managed convened an emergency assembly to get to the bottom of the matter. They discovered that a senior one student had delivered the baby and dumped it in the latrine. He says they immediately called Police, which recovered the baby girl from the pit latrine alive.
Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner Suleiman Tiguragara Matojo says that they have received complaints against caretakers at different cattle ranches involved in the fishy supply of meat on the local market.
The victims are Jolly Walugembe and his son Julius Kimbugwe both residents of Kabayanda village in Kyewanura parish, Lyantonde rural. Walugembes jaws were ripped by a bullet shot at close range while Kimbugwe got hit on the head with a hammer
Musa Kayongo, the Rakai District Police Commander, says he met with the school administration on Tuesday and discussed how the school can operate peacefully. According to Kayongo, he also counseled the students and apologized on behalf of the force for the shooting, which left their colleagues nursing injuries.
Madina Najuma, the mother of Kasozi wants police to expedite inquiries into the assault case and bring the officer to book. She also wants police to recover the Shillings 1.5 million that her son was carrying and went missing when after he was attacked by Kovico.
Lameck Kigozi, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson, says they are holding the two police officers involved in the shooting for misusing their firearms. He also explains that they have closed the school temporarily and ordered all students to return to their homes.
The story, published on January 17, indicated that Matojo was involved in the theft of cows from the Late Minister Eriya Kategayas farm in Buyaga village-Mpumudde Sub-county. Over 200 cows had disappeared from the farm since Kategayas death in March 2013. Kategaya was Ugandas First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs at the time of his death.
Ruth Nakawala, the Lyantonde District Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Officer, says Natwera had separated with Gaava following a longstanding domestic dispute and has been staying with her sister for over 5 months.