The contract to construct the 54-kilometre road was awarded to China Railway Number Seven group company limited. However, a row has now emerged between Budongo Sub County and area residents who are both claiming ownership of the same land.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network on Wednesday that a team of detectives from Hoima central police station had dashed to the scene where the body was found.
Annet Najjemba, the Programs Director at Radio Kitara told Uganda Radio Network that as Kyalisiima was broadcasting the event unfolding live on Radio Kitara, security officers arrested him and whisked him off to an unknown destination.
Kyagulanyi with hundreds of his supporters wanted to access the Masindi town for another rally prompting anti-riot police and the UPDF under the command of Vincent Irama, the Masindi District Police commander to block him.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says the suspect says the suspect will appear in court on charges of aggravated defilement contrary to section 129 (3) and (4) (c) of the Penal Code act.
Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza says that Nyakumbe was lynched to death by angry residents on Tuesday, a day after the death of a 59-year-old resident of the same area, who succumbed to suspected poisoning. His family suspected Nyakumbe was involved in a plot that ended his life.
Kelvin Atugonza a son to Julius Kugonza a resident of Kiryanga cell in Nyangahya division Masindi Municipality was allegedly killed after an object he picked exploded cutting off his hands and crushed out his intestines. He died instantly causing panic among area residents.