Police Spokesperson Michael Longole, says that security is very vigilant and had laid an ambush in a hotspot in Abim. On Friday police announced that they had already deployed in all hot spots in Karamoja including the routes often used by warriors to raid.
Joyce Alungat, the Chairperson of Women’s Network Amudat explains that the rapists killed their victims with the purpose of defeating justices for their heinous crime. She said that the rapists killed the women in Karita, a cosmopolitan area along the Uganda- Kenya border area.
Selling petrol in bottles which is behind the frequent fires is now a booming business as boda boda riders and car owners prefer petrol in bottles to fueling form the fuel stations, where they say pump attendants cheat them by giving less than the specified amounts.
Sgt. Joyce Alioro reportedly released a prime suspect irregularly on Saturday after a burglary and theft offence at Kapuat Primary School in Napak district where thieves stole 58 mattresses and other property kept by the pupils at the school when schools closed for due to covid-19 pandemic.
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.