Elwelu is accused of shooting dead Anita Namukisa Tumusiime during the victory party Shadrack Muhumuza, the Kizirafumbi Sub county LC 3 Chairperson elect in Kikuube district. The incident happened on Sunday night at around 11 pm.
Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson says the suspect is locked up at Jinja central police station. Ngako says detectives have been dispatched to investigate circumstances which led to the shooting.
Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Ssemakula Luttamaguzi said the killings of People Power supporters is aimed at forcing them to abandon the demand for change in leadership. Luttamaguzi says that there is increasing intolerance against opposition supporters whom he cautioned to brace themselves for the worst in the run up to the 2021 elections.
According to preliminary information obtained by our reporter, Tibesigwa was gunned down when a team of police officers comprising of Sergeant Daivd Twebaze, Detective Constable Agaba Busingye and Special Police Constable Baziira Begumisa from Kebisoni Police station invaded the disco hall accusing the organisers of staging an illegal event.
Deo Obura, the Albertine Region Police Commander-RPC, says Mawa’s body was recovered on Saturday last week. According to Obura, the NFA officers shot the deceased on June 25, 2019 when they found him together with nine others reportedly cutting trees in the forest.
Andrew Niwagaba, who is attached to the 35th Battalion Nyakabande in Nyakabande Sub County in Kisoro district, is wanted for shooting and injuring Annet Uwimana, a commercial sex worker at one of the Pubs in Russia Village in Central Division of Kisoro municipality.
The bar was hosting scores of sports fans who were watching a Champions League game between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germaine PSG. In the company of Kenneth Nkurunziza, a Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF soldier attached to 35 Battalion at Nyakabande, Okotto ordered for the immediate closure of the bar.
According to the Kigezi region police spokesperson, Elly Maate, Tukamushaba while armed with a panga attempted to access Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge in Rubuguri town council where Byaruhanga had been deployed to guard.