The trio was driving in a Toyota Caldina registration number; UAG 226B when they rammed into a stationary sugarcane truck registration number; UAA 759Q in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The vehicle is reported to have overturned two times killing the trio instantly.
The attack comes just two weeks after the victim's colleague, Asuman Mutegula, a private guard working with the same security group was shot dead while guarding a produce store, in Kasokoso ward, in Central division, in Iganga municipality.
The body of the man was first sighted this morning by rice farmers who noticed it sailing through the water drainage channels across their gardens. The Police have since retrieved the body and taken it to Kiyunga Health Centre IV mortuary for postmortem.
The Kiira region police spokesperson, James Mubi says that Matende has been frustrating efforts of cracking down on criminal elements within the community, most of whom are suspected to be working under his command to create havoc.
According to the police, the suspects have been planning to kill the deceased after serving their six months sentence in Bugembe prisons following their conviction for stealing her smartphone and other valuables.
Hudson Byansi, a resident of Idudi Cell, Idudi Town Council in Bugweri district, is alleged to have led a gang of youths on Saturday night to stab Nyanga as she was leaving her cosmetics shop located in Budhumbuli Cell, Bugembe Ward in Jinja City.
Busoga North Region police spokesperson, Michael Kasadha says that the child is suspected to have succumbed to an epileptic attack, which occurred in the night. He says that they have handed over the deceased's body to Kamuli general hospital mortuary for an autopsy to ascertain the exact cause of the death.
The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi told journalists that whistleblowers tipped off police about the matter prompting them to open up a general inquiry file on August 25, 2022, where witnesses provided evidence implicating the suspects for masterminding the theft of the road construction unit.
Police in Busoga East have mounted a search for Moses Mukisi, a resident of Muterere East village, in Muterere sub county, Bugiri district, for allegedly strangling his wife to death. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Rose Naigaga.
Prior to the mob action against them, the suspects led by Tony Mukasa handed over purported magic sticks to three residents with promises of making miracle money under the palm of their hands. They then claimed the sticks had dissolved into their victims' bodies and could cause death.
Susan Nairuba, a businesswoman in Iganga Municipality, says that Mpaata has been sending her life-threatening messages for four months now following their short-lived sexual relationship prompting her to engage police authorities.
34 suspects were arrested from different highway points in Jinja city, four suspects were arrested from Kakira town council and three others were arrested from Buwenge town council. The suspects are currently detained at different gazetted police stations within the Kiira policing area.
It is reported that the officers connived to subdivide part of Spire road primary school land into 11 plots, which they shared amongst themselves and sold it off to unidentified developers across the city.