Ronald Kedi Ongodia, the Acting Kapelebyong Resident District Commissioner-RDC says the cattle rustlers fell into an ambush laid by the LDUs with whom they exchanged fire before they were gunned down in Okungur Sub County on Thursday Morning.
This video is among the many that have especially in the last three months gone viral where LDU personnel are seen assaulting hapless citizens. Acts like these, according to Maj. Bilal Katamba, the spokesperson of the LDUs, blur the good things that the force has been able to accomplish especially its primary purpose of fighting crime.
Markets such as St Balikuddembe also known as Owino, Busega, Usafi, Kajjansi and Natete have reportedly been beefed with 12 to 30 LDUs for night security. The LDUs number have been deployed depending on the size of the market, the amount of merchandise left by traders staying home and the number of dealers sleeping in.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police, says the suspects are locked up at Wandegeya Police Station for inciting violence. He declined to divulge details, saying the operation that led to the arrest of the suspects was conducted by KCCA, which handed them to police.