Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Muhumuza was put at gunpoint by two thugs dressed in civilian clothes armed with a pistol and robbed him of 8 million shillings, two phones and a motorcycle registration number UEM 149X Bajaj. The incident happened at around 1 pm on Saturday in Kagadi town.
Aidah Nabwami was shot in the chest and she died shortly after reaching hospital while Asadi Jjemba, a mobile money operator nearby, was admitted at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition.
It is alleged that Mutyaba, together with colleagues still at large, disguised as passengers and hired Ronald Atugonza, a bodaboda rider to take them to Miika Hotel along the Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road, on Thursday night.
According to the particulars of the case read for the suspects by the Luweero Grade One Magistrate Doreen Ajuna, they are accused together with others still at large of robbing Joel Baganda, Hassan Buwembo, Swaibu Lubwama and Omony Omala on June 23rd, 2019 using machetes contrary to Section 285 and 286 (2) of Penal code act .
On the second file, the suspects are charged with the murder of Andrew Katongole the head teacher of St Francis Bulayi Primary School and Juliet Nassande who were shot dead on March 4th, 2019 from Bulayi trading Center in Masaka District.
Prosecution led by Barbara kemigisha today, asked court to halt proceedings of the case on ground that the main witness in the case who is the Investigating officers detective Assistant Inspector of Police Didas Turyahabwe was bedridden with no hope of his recovery soon.
The arrested officer Corporal Charles Onegwa reportedly connived with a crime preventer Daniel Oryau and the Local Council One Chairperson John Oyile to rob three million Shillings and unspecified rolls of clothes among other items from one Pius Obua, a local trader at Aparkiro village.
Gerald Atuhaire, the Ntoroko District Police Commander and Brian Babishanga, the District Internal Security Officer were charged with murder and three accounts of aggravated robbery. Others are police officers Abdul Kyarimpa, Ivan Bakasaba and Irema Saulo Balimpa.
Lira Chief Magistrate Court has sentenced Joseph Omoo alias Ajep, to one year imprisonment for escaping from lawful detention. Two weeks ago Ajep, a self-confessed serial criminal, escaped from Lira Regional Referral Hospital where he had been admitted for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis treatment. He fell sick while on remand at Lira Central Government Prison for aggravated robbery.
The suspect identified as Joram Indiribera, 34, from North Kivu Province in DRC is accused of raiding shops in Muko Trading Center, Kisoro District and robbing several items in the night of March 5, 2017 as part of a gang of robbers.
The man Private Patrick Okot Odoch a Uganda People Defense Force attached to Bombo Military Barracks has been convicted of 15 counts of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery and failure to keep military hardware.