"The health workers in Mulago hospital accorded us all the necessary attention required to save Babirye, but we lacked funds to purchase essential medicines which partly contributed to her demise," her sister says.
Naigaga sustained injuries on the head and neck and bled to death. Her lifeless body was retrieved by the neighbors who told URN that the couple was embroiled in endless fights and efforts to reconcile them didn’t produce results.
A soldier who declined to be named says that they gave their colleague first aid and rushed him to hospital, but he bled profusely and succumbed to the injuries on arrival.
"We cleaned the wounds and rushed Oyet to Jinja hospital however, he lost a lot of blood and we lost him," he says.
the couple used to be peaceful and a source of inspiration for many young families within the area. However, following the covid-19 lockdown in which Byakika lost his bar business and started living permanently with his wife, the two started engaging in endless fights.
The victims' parents say that the health workers were not readily available at the facility, but they interfaced with Kangawo, who offered to vaccinate them at a cost of 25,000 Shillings per victim, which they agreed to pay.
One of the employees at the video hall who spoke on condition of anonymity told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that the man was first cited with two friends last evening during the Manchester United game against Liverpool FC, but his company left as he stayed back.
"As it is our daily routine, we were heading to work in Kakira sugarcane plantations about 10:00am when one of us noticed a seemingly new vehicle parked in the middle of the road with its keys intact without any trace of the occupants," he said.
Aaron Musoke, a grocery shop operator, says that the victims who are unknown in the area bought snacks from Lwanda trading center and moved towards the school before they were shot about 30 minutes later.
A detective told URN on condition of anonymity that Waswa was picked up on Wednesday evening on a tip-off from his colleagues who faulted him for issuing fake COVID-19 positive test results to a wanted person.
"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.
Mutaalu says that they recalled their daughter to their village home and advised her against engaging in acts that would lead to the collapse of her sister’s marriage, but she did not heed to their advice and threatened to end her life.