The ASTU Commander Elias Kasirabo says that if the traders or sellers fail to provide required documents relating to the sale or movement of cattle from one destination to another, police will hold the cattle as investigations continue.
Michael Longole, the Police Spokesperson for Mt. Moroto says their investigations into the case are complete. He however says that the suspects cannot be remanded on charges of murder due to suspension of court operations over covid 19 pandemic.
On Friday night, at around 9.00 pm, a 90-year-old woman was shot four times by unknown gunmen in Katanga, one of the suburbs where most killings by gun have taken place this year. Already three residents have now been killed by unknown gunmen in the area since the beginning of the year.
Emmy Kongai Louro, the LC 2 chairperson of Naitakwae and resident of Katanga cell, says that they decided to hand over Moru after a series of attacks against the community members, in which some people were gunned down.
Jimmy Odoongo, the attendant says the men who stormed the place at 10.00 pm first tied him with a rope, blind folded his face with a cloth threatening to shoot if he did not tell hand them the keys to the slot machines.
"Our husbands are rotting in jail for supporting Kyagulanyi. Why make us suffer? Most of us have been kicked out of our homes because of rent arrears. Our children have not reported to schools. Why? She asked. The protesters who carried placards sang songs demanding the release of the suspects and they marched from Kamwokya to the city center.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the fire victims as 30-year-old Doreen Namutebi and her four children including Aisha Birungi, 13, Jennifer Nanyonjo, 8, Mugenyi Seguya, 7 and Israel Ntulume, 6.
The teenager is said to have been in a relationship with the 25-year-old Boda boda cyclist, whose name has been withheld by police, for more than four months. Her parents got concerned and ordered her to cancel the relationship since she was still young to be dating.
"The driver was from drinking beer and he was rushing," said a passenger. "We were 81 registered passengers aboard and he wanted to fuel but the price did not look good to him so he wanted to go to another fuel station when he overturned at the corner."
URN reports that girls as young as 12 and above are eluding legal frameworks including law enforcement by sneaking for to cut themselves in small groups before the parents finally find them a specialist to complete the procedure.
Zainab was arrested on Thursday evening with scores of NUP supporters in Moroto town as they held a peaceful demonstration demanding the release of NUP presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi.
Nakapiripirit District Police Commander, Joseph Bongo, says calm has returned and normal business has resumed. He says they have also picked up two suspects, whose identities have been withheld to aid the police investigations.