Until now, Amuriat says, the trio’s brutal murder has remained a mystery despite different conspiracy theories surrounding the gruesome incident. The barefooted candidate explained that the news of Kaweesi’s cold-blooded murder shocked the nation but to date details about the masterminds are still uncertain.
Eyewitnesses say Lwanga climbed a jack-fruit tree to access the power-line as usual but he accidentally tapped the wire where hang clothes. No sooner had Lwanga reached the ground than their fate unfolded. First, his young brother touched the bare wire and got electrocuted.
There have been a series of protests since the incident with persistent calls for the top National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership to reprimand their candidate- Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, incumbent Kyotera constituency MP, for allowing his supporters to disorganize the DP rally.
The 36 people, mostly youth below 25 years, have been produced in Kalisizo Magistrate’s Court where Joy Nambozo, the Chief Magistrate remanded them. They all maintained their innocence saying they are victims of circumstances.
Both day and night patrols will continue until the new lockdown is lifted and residents in the area have been told to remain at home and to avoid unnecessary movements which may cause their arrest. meantime, Uniform and plainclothed police and armed officers are patrolling the communities to put out the fire and to clear the barricades out of the roads, and to enforce the law.
Asmat Nabalamba, the JEEMA Bukoto Midwest parliamentary candidate and NUP’s candidate for the Lwengo LC V Chairperson’s seat, Joseph Balikudembe had scheduled the event to jointly launch their manifestos and campaign, which attracted a mammoth crowd.
The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.