The recent operations in Kotido, Kaabong and other parts of Karamoja forced many men out of their homes in fear of being arrested as suspected cattle rustlers and tried in the military court, leaving just vulnerable persons in the homes in what police say could lead to more suffering of innocent people.
According to Enanga, preliminary police findings indicate that Kiyemba was the mastermind of the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Musafalu on Swift Safari bus that claimed the lives of two people.
Fred Enanga, the Police spokesperson said that the Inspector general of police instructed the director of operations AIGP Edward Ochom to change tactics and start arresting and seizing all properties and gadgets in such bars that continue defying the COVID-19 guidelines in place.
James Mwesigye, the Resident City Commissioner Mbarara says that Taxi and Bus Operators had started to load passengers from the non-gazetted areas which puts them at risk of being attacked by unknown people.
According to the Mt. Moroto Regional Police Spokesperson, Michael Longole the police and the joint security forces in Karamoja have recovered 9,118 heads of cattle out of the 10,200 that were reported to have been raided or stolen.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police spokesperson, says the arrest of the suspects follows a case of disappearance registered at Ibanda Central Police Station on November 5th, 2021 by Musiime’s relatives.
Ivan Onen, the Officer in Charge of Kakoba Police Post, says that a group of Indians filed a case of a missing person on Tuesday afternoon when their colleague failed to show up for work. They also tried to access him through his mobile telephone in vain.
DPC Diana Namutunzi says the scene of crime was visited but because it was already tempered with, they could not use their dogs to trace the criminals. The DPC says the deceased’s body had all signs that she had been brutally raped and murdered.
The call by the police follows last week’s bomb explosions that left two people killed. On October 23, a bomb exploded at a pork joint in Komamboga killing one person and two days later there was an explosion inside Swift Bus in Mpigi along the Kampala-Masaka Highway.
According to Kasasira, Tushemereirwe is one of the suspects who allegedly killed Richard Agaba, the Officer-in-charge Ruharo Police Post. The police also believe that he was behind the robbery of For God Electronic Shop in Rukungiri.
The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
The suspect aged 35, hanged himself inside the cells of Kikuuta Police Station where he had been detained on the offence of threatening violence against his mother, with whom they were feuding over land.
The priest, Reverend Fr Richard Mugisha was summoned in relation to the death of Ronald Kyeyune, 30, a suspected robber who had allegedly broken into the priests’ house last night. It is alleged that the suspect was apprehended by the village security team after allegedly accessing the priests’ residence through the roof.