One of the employees at the video hall who spoke on condition of anonymity told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that the man was first cited with two friends last evening during the Manchester United game against Liverpool FC, but his company left as he stayed back.
The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
ASP Twesigye reportedly walked back to the police station after quarreling with the youths, and returned to the scene in the company of three other police personnel.
Twesigye is then reported to have fired two rounds of live ammunitions in the air before before turning the gun on young Bakooye and shooting him in the chest.
Kadaga reiterated her previous calls for the government to review the situation saying that country’s tourism sector is under threat due to curfew yet Entebbe International Airport is open.
Other reports also indicate that the tourism sector is one of the worst hit sectors of the country due to the different measures adopted by government to curb the spread of corona virus including restrictions on internal and international travel among others.
The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
Uganda is maintaining a nighttime curfew which starts from 9 pm to 5: 30 a.m, as one of the measures to control the movement of people and human to human interactions, known to be a super spreader of the COVID-19 virus.
Statistics at the Albertine police Criminal Investigations Department indicate that more than 200 cows were stolen from the region between December 2019, and February 2020. These animals were being stolen and transported to Kampala, Gulu, Masaka, Mbale, Arua, Soroti and South Sudan among other places.
The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.