Mugarura had been locked up on assault charges. The deceased’s wife, Annitah Ainembabazi, says she separated with the suspect three weeks ago following a misunderstanding. She, however, says the suspect stormed her current home and took their one-year-old daughter, which prompted her to report a case at police.
Engineer John fisher Barigye, NRM support in Rukungiri Municipality and the Kebisoni Town Councilor, Leonard Muhunguzi Tiberondwa, said intrigue has greatly affected the progress of the party in Rukungiri because some members are treated as inferior.
The president who is seeking another term of office in the 2021 general elections made a pledge of donating heifers to the women leaders in Rukungiri district while campaigning in the 2016 general elections. However, the pledge was not fulfilled until today when the heifers were delivered to the beneficiaries by the coordinators of OWC
Charles Andrewson Katebire, the Rukungiri District LC 5 Chairperson tasked the commission to review the methodology used to recruit workers, saying they should recruit workers from within the district to streamline service delivery. He says recruiting workers from the district will address the problem of absenteeism and late coming.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional police spokesperson indentified the deceased as Generous Komugisha, a resident Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub-county in Rukungiri district. She was apparently strangled.
Maate also indentified the arrested as David Bamporwari , Annette Tushabe , Jane Twijukye, peace Turyahabwe , Alex Muhumua and Ponsiano Kaharuza all residents of Bwanda parish, Buhunga sub- county Rukungiri district.
Monday Kamugisha, a road user says that the authorities have kept a deaf ear about the state of the road. He says heavy rains being experienced coupled with the heavy trucks that ply the route have left it messy and impassable.
The defaced posters are those of Ingrid Turinawe, an independent candidate and Dr Elisa Rutahigwa of National Resistance Movement-NRM party who are battling with Dr.Wallen Nwagaba of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
The affected parishes are well known for the production of milk and bananas that are majorly consumed by town people in Kebisoni, Buyanja and Rukungiri town. The half kilometer bridge connects Bwega parish to Burora parish in Nyarushanje sub- County as well Burora to Bunono parishes in the same sub- county.
The 15.4 km road connects Rukungiri to Kanungu district through Lutenga sub- County and it has been under construction for 6 months, financed by Uganda road fund. The project which cost 34 million Shillings was handed over two months ago, has not even withstood the first rains that fell and has already been destroyed by runoff water from the hilly surroundings.
Some of the victims have been identified as David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni ,Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
The over 116 operators complained about the unfair distribution of relief food though they were also named as a vulnerable group by the President at the time he announced a nationwide lockdown as a way of crumbling down the spread of the corona virus disease in the county.
The Shillings 127million Omukatooma gravity flow water scheme was built by Dalkam Technical Services to provide clean safe water to 11 villages in Kiganda and Murama parishes in Nyakishenyi Sub- County in Rukungiri district.