Elly Apenyo, 29-year-old businessman and his colleagues Denis Olwa 40-year-old social worker were arrested on Monday and detained at Lira Central Police Station till Friday afternoon when they were paraded before court.
Maj. Mugisa also revealed that unlike the first disarmament where the army was only after illegal guns, the new phase of disarmament will also look at bows and arrows especially from the notorious category of warriors that he notes have been listed by the security agencies.
"Namuwaya looked healthy and she carried that baby in her womb for nine months under our watch therefore, if her jolly face was anything to go by, dumping her baby was the last thing we could imagine her do," a neighbour said.
The angry traders also accuse the town council authorities for failing to install security lights as a measure to scale down the rampant thefts which they say have scared away prominent investors that had a stake in developing the town council.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the suspect as Shaban Musisi resident of Kasenge village in Kyengera town council of Wakiso district, who killed both his wife Ruth Nakkazi and his rape victim Scovia Abed today.
Assistant Commissioner of Police –ACP Emmanuel Muheirwe signed the appointments of new PSU heads on behalf of IGP Ochola. The new PSU heads are tasked to ensure every incident of corruption, bribery, extortion, human rights abuse and any other scandalous manner is captured and headquarters alerted to it.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the deceased who was in uniform and armed with his gun Ak47 Registration number 56-5827712-32506 with 30 rounds of ammunition was shot four bullets in the chest, lower abdomen, arm and leg.
It is reported that on Wednesday night, the deceased identified as Carla Adul had a quarrel with her nephew's wife called Lakot over a water bucket belonging to the deceased. In the fight, the old woman sustained the fatal wound on her head.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the deputy Kampala police spokesperson, said yesterday about 500 more motorcycles were impounded because riders have continued to violate curfew which was impossed to prevent the spread of Covid19.
Uganda has maintained a nighttime curfew running from 9 p.m. until 5: 30 a.m. every day, as one of the measures put in place by the government to restrict movement and control the spread of coronavirus disease. The movement of motorcycles is restricted to 6 pm.
In the City centre, there is a visible security presence at Wandegeya traffic lights, Clock Tower, Shoprite traffic lights, Kibuye roundabout, Bombo road junction, Nsambya traffic lights and Jinja Road.
The five were identified as Lokoru Lokiru, who was serving a four-year jail-term for failure to protect war materials, James Lochokon who was on remand for murder, Godfrey Musambwa, serving a four-year term for defilement, Moses Loyesereng also serving four years for theft and Richard Kamokoin, serving 11-years for murder.
The suspected criminal gangs are reportedly operating in the Sub –Counties of Awach, Paibona, Bungatira and Omel in Gulu District. They are known for housebreaking, attacking locals, theft, and robbery, among others.