Kyokuhaire was injured on Tuesday afternoon when Flying squad operatives from the Albertine regional police headquarters opened fire as they pursued suspected vehicle thieves who were traveling in a Toyota Wish registration number UBB 533X.
Her warning stemmed from a report by the officer in charge of Criminal Investigations at Entebbe Police station, Godlive Twinomugisha indicating that cases of land fraud involving multiple sales witnessed by LC officials were on the rise.
Micheal Longole, the Mt. Moroto Regional Police spokesperson, says security measures have been tightened on all the routes leading to Abim district and its bordering districts following the unpredictable security in the region.
On Wednesday afternoon, Minister Onek was expected to meet the affected persons at the Kikuube RDC’s office but he instead ordered police to disperse them. Onek held a meeting at the district council hall with Kikuube district officials including the Resident District Commissioner, Amlam Tumusiime, LC V chairperson Peter Banura, his executive and officials from OPM.
Esther Tumusiime Adeke, the Kibaale District Police Commander explains that around 6 am on Sunday, Okello who was in the company of other officers stormed Hamugamba village to arrest Noah Mawagali, who is accused of defiling and marrying an underage girl.
The deceased has been on the police wanted list since Sunday last week for allegedly hacking his wife to death. It is alleged that Busobozi picked a quarrel with his wife, Mary Kyaligonza 35 on Sunday last week for an unknown reason.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that after a case of abduction was reported at the Hoima city central police station, they dispatched a team of flying squad operatives that started tracking the suspects.
Patrick Baguma was arrested on Monday afternoon from Kihande cell in the central division of Masindi Municipality by detectives from Masindi central police station who immediately whisked him to Masindi central police station.
Police allege that the suspects connived with a cleaner at Butema health center identified as Ivan Bigirwa to sell COVID-19 vaccination cards to various people in Hoima city and the district. Bigirwa was arrested red-handed on Sunday afternoon while selling the cards at Hoima Boma grounds in Hoima city.
It is alleged that on Sunday night at around 11:30 p.m Odongo and Etyang picked a quarrel while in one of the bars in Padeya village and in the process, Etyang hit Odongo with a blunt object in the head killing him instantly. But area residents avenged by attacking Etyang whom they also beat to death.
Christopher Byarufu, a resident of Katikara sub-county wonders why no single suspect has been arrested in connection to all the robberies that have taken place since March this year, saying there could be a big loophole in security.