The suspect is Harold Mwesigye (PC Number 64523), and his colleague, who is still at large, is Constable Denis Arinaitwe (PC Number 76519). Both constables were assigned to Kinogozi Police Post in Kikuube District.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson has confirmed the incident saying the hunt for the soldier is on. Hakiza says once arrested, the soldier will be charged with murder and attempted murder respectively.
A detective privy to the investigations told URN on condition of anonymity that the arrest followed the recovery of clothes that were wrapped in a black plastic bag and dumped beside the fish pond. the eventual investigation established that the clothes belonged to one Steven Wabwire and John Kyomya.
Ruto Chepchumba, the Busia county commissioner, says that the suspects will undergo full trial under the Kenyan law on fisheries, adding that they will serve as an example to their colleagues who have become perennial trespassers into Ugandan waters.
The suspects are 57-year-old Mohammed Ngobi, a witch doctor from Kamuli district, Abdullah Kilega, a retail operator from Nansana municipality in Wakiso district, and a teenager, whose particulars have been withheld.
Their arrest followed complaints from residents of Namukooge trading center, in Namugongo sub-county, who allege that the suspects were indoctrinating juveniles between the ages of 5 and 12 in a rented home of Mukyala.
Isabirye has been serving as the officer in charge of the newly closed Luzinga police post located in Kamuli district. At the time of his arrest, Isabirye had been recalled at Kamuli central police station headquarters, pending redeployment.
Prior to his arrest on Wednesday evening, Waiswa had just concluded a three year sentence over electricity transmission line vandalism charges, after being arrested and convicted under related circumstances in 2019.
A team of officers from the police health services unit and their counterparts from the Red cross society found Quentin lying unconscious along the Nile river banks and rushed him to Butagaya health center III for further management.
Muwaya was picked up a day after the arrest of the Budhumbuli East cell LC1 chairperson, Waiswa Matende on allegations of conniving with criminal gangs to wreak havoc in Jinja city and playing a key role in Nyanga's murder.
The deceased has been identified as Daniel Agama, a mentally impaired resident of Nakamini village, in Namalemba sub-county, Bugweri district. The suspect, whose particulars have been concealed for the purposes of aiding investigations, was guarding Naigombwa Seed Secondary School at the time of the incident.