Abas Faama, the Nakilulwe Village LC I Chairperson, says that he has been receiving complaints from residents about a stranger roaming the village with a firearm to conduct night patrols and extort money from unsuspecting civilians. He stresses that the suspect together with others still at large would also snatch money and handbags from women at gunpoint.
It is alleged that when they reached a bushy area, the deceased hacked Mugabe in the back with a machete prompting him to raise alarm for help. Residents ganged up against the woman and stoned her to death.
The Busoga East Police Commander, Anatolli Katungwesi says that they tracked down the suspects in their hideouts in the outskirts of Iganga town. He, however, says that the prime suspect is still at large.
Viola Namutebi, a retailer says that she lost property worth Shillings 5 million, which she had acquired through bank loans. Namutebi faults police for arriving late at the fire scene, which deprived them of the available possibilities to rescue part of their property.
It is alleged that at around 7:00 pm, a police patrol vehicle knocked a motorcycle rider at Mafubira along Jinja-Iganga road. Boda Boda cyclists confronted the police officers and demanded that they take their colleague to hospital for treatment.
However, when the police officers refused, the cyclists pelted the police personnel with stones. The police retaliated by firing live bullets directly at the crowd, killing Samanya instantly and injuring another.