Police had initially picked up Manasseh on charges of attempted murder following information from Emmanuel Ssentamu indicating that he had threatened to kill his daughter who had gone missing for over a week.
Records at the Criminal Investigations Directorate indicate that the only information available about the murder are ballistic analysis report, the Scene Of Crime report, mobile phone analysis, call print outs and seven witness statements, all of them different in the description of the gunmen and the shooting.
The officer said that he and his boss Lt. Col Erias Byamukama later signed on the exhibits but didnt record the machetes, axes and iron bars recovered from the offices. According to procedures, an arresting officer is expected to record or document all recoveries from the crime scene as exhibits for purposes of satisfying court that his testimony is genuine.
Preliminary police investigations show that Mugaga started defiling the minor before he decided to rent for her a house in Nyendo, a suburb of Masaka town where she was found following her disappearance from her parents home for days.
A call print out from the mystery number also showed that, the same number would call another person each time they spoke with Nalinya. This particular number was traced to the assassination scene in Bulenga in Wakiso District. CMI operatives then began trying to figure out the owners of the phone numbers that were switched off.
According to Ayena, the camps became soft targets for LRA rebels who were looking for livelihood and weapons. After forcing people from their villages into concentrated camps were the LRA previously derived food and other necessity, the only gateway to such livelihood including food became attacking the military rings around the camps, Ayena said.
Jacob Kkule, the Masaka District Police Commander, says they responded instantly and managed to recover Tomusanges car, which was abandoned at the crime scene. He reveals that police have also recovered two bullet cartridges from the scene to aide their investigations.
The President revealed this during a national address on the state of security at State House, Entebbe. He said that the arrested individuals are suspected for masterminding the murder of Prosecutor Joan Kagezi, muslim clerics, former Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga and Major Kiggundu, among others.
Our reporter saw Scene of Crime Officers visiting a crime scene dressed casually. Suwed Manshur, the Elgon Region Spokesperson, confirms the challenge, saying transport is a general problem in the force.
Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.
He was speaking to URN on the decision by the Directorate of Public Prosecution-DPP to drop charges against five former suspects of the 2010 Kampala Twin Bombings. They are Dr. Ismael Kalule, the former Imam of Ntinda Mosque, Abubakar Batemyeto, Awadhi Omar Awadhi, Yahaya Mbuthia Suleiman and Muhammad Hamid Suleiman.
According to Otabong, residents mounted a search for the minor and found her body in a swamp next to the suspects home. He says the deceaseds clothes and sandals were recovered next to the suspects home, a few meters from the crime scene.
The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says police also recovered several machines that were being used to print the forged national Identity cards and also sealed off some of the shops as crime scenes.