Shifa Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM, a civil society dealing in the protection of gender-based rights in the sub-region blame the trend on illogical myths among communities as well as mothers who have abdicated their parenting responsibilities to male relatives creating room for the abuse of their children by lustful men.
The Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said that the consignments of several catapults made by factories were allegedly imported into the country by negative elements that are still plotting to cause violence in the country.
North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson James Ekaju says three suspects have been arrested to investigate the incidents. He identified the suspects are Kenneth Opio, Walter Ojok and one only identified as Okello, all residents of Lira City.
Geoffrey Nuwagaba, 52, the LC I chairperson of Kakuuto II in Muziza Parish, Ishogororo Sub County was arrested on Saturday together with Gashom Baheebwa, the manager of the farm belonging to Kellen Namanya in Mbogo cell in Kazo district, Richard Natukunda and Lawrence Tukakira Komboozi, both residents of Kakuuto cell and Moses Tumwine, a resident of Rugazi cell.
“You are required to have a high ethical and moral standard because you are dealing with an area where you supervise yourself at a crime scene. If you recover an exhibit or evidence of value like money, nobody is going to be there to superintend over you in terms of what you do, be ethical, conduct yourself with high level of integrity,” said Mubiru
Vitarino Bagiritima, the Mabanga Village LC I Chairperson, says that they got know about the incident about 6:30 PM on Tuesday when Muhumuza failed to show up in the trading center as usual. Phone calls by his friends to his known number went without response.
Samson Kasasira, Rwizi regional police spokesperson says the incident occurred on Thursday night when Bahama, 60, attacked the home of Kiryabaho and cut her several times on the head using a panga, leaving her in critical condition and then killing the two children before taking his own life.
It is alleged that Oyuru picked a quarrel with the six suspects over a girl while at a drinking joint in Acenglyet market, however on his way home, the deceased was reportedly attacked by yet to be identified assailants who stabbed him with a kitchen knife to death.
Amos Owiny, Vincent Otile, David Obote, Daniel Okello and Daniel Okula, all constables attached to Teilwa outpost were arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting Nelson Ayini last Friday during his arrest over a land dispute.
Martial Tumusiime, the Bushenyi Greater Police spokesperson says Kansiime has been on the run since last month when Mandela was killed. Tumusiime says that the suspect was arrested on Thursday from his hideout in Omukatafari, Kizinda.
Thomas Samfan Omara, who is also a clinical officer attached to Aduku Health Center IV and his wife Hellen Auma, a midwife attached to Morning Side Medicine Clinic in Aduku Town Council, were remanded on Wednesday by Aduku Grade one Magistrate Molly Alice Adong.
“We have received information from credible sources that a section of opposition politicians are planning nationwide violent demonstrations and riots beginning with the Kampala Metropolitan area tomorrow. A police statement released by police this evening reads”
The suspects who are held at Oyam central police station are Martin Ogwang 41, and Robin Ogwang 35, all residents of Amulu-ngic Village, who allegedly beat to death the deceased Santa Adong, a member of Liira clan accusing her of eloping with man.