Following his arrest on accusations of being a November riots ring leader, Kanata’s whereabouts remain unknown. URN has visited Walusubi village and established that the four wives, eleven children and a sickly 82-year-old mother Hajjarah Nakilyowa are living in destitution.
In the meeting with the residents and Wright, the secretary to the president on land matters, Hajjati Namayanja read a letter from the president in which he ordered that residents fully accessing the land without any restrictions and that the private security guards should as well vacate the main gate to the village. But Wright's lawyer says there is before court and so the state house directive has taken then by surprise.
ASP Sarah Nanyunja, the Head of the Children and Family Protection Unit at Lugazi Central Police Station-CPS , blames the increasing numbers of cases of child abuse in Buikwe on the geographical location and land scape of the district. she says that this has made children very easy targets for their attackers.
Stunned by the verdict and quick sentencing, the Kayunga Woman MP Aidah Nantaba says the court swift move is meant to protect the Mafia who didn't want her to expose them and their key role in the Ssebulime's killing who she needed alive alive and reveal the people who were after her.
“My Lord, summons was sent to all witnesses, we tried getting in touch with all of them for purposes of attending today’s session, unfortunately their contacts have remained off,” Naluze told court before pleading for extra time to get in contact with the witnesses again.
Nantaba who has today appeared as State witness for cross examination conducted by Mukono Regional State Attorney Aisha Naluze at Mukono High Court has declined to confirm that the bike presented as exhibit is the exact bike that was used by the late Ssebulime to trail her.
Nabakooba had earlier asked Ssebyala to explain how various rich people were able to claim ownership of the contested land or at least provide some documents pertaining to the said land, but she failed claiming she did not have the documents at the moment.
“I have lived on this land so far for 43 years now. So, did my parents and their parents before them who we have buried in our compound as it has been the norm. Where am I supposed to put them with no option of relocation or compensation?” asked Asiriya amidst tears.
A gang headed by the Nyenje LCI Chairperson Edward Kabombo and 15 others on police wanted list for slashing the same old woman’s food crops last month, returned on Friday and vandalized her house damaging windows, removing the back door threatening to kill her with her grand children before she was rescue by the community. The attackers were armed with machete, hoes and sticks.
According to Kiwanuka, security handed over the children to Kyampisi Childcare Center after picking them from Markaz Ibun Hajjara School in Namaliga in Bombo in Luweero district where they were attending Islamic studies.
Henry Wajego, a Village Health Worker-VHT in Wakisi Division Njeru Municipality, says that their area has been receiving several GBV cases but survivors have been missing justice after losing interest in police where they are asked to fund investigations.
The Facility Acting Administrator Fred Wademe says they are currently stuck with the girl and she requires tight supervision given her health condition that involves uncontrolled defecation and urinating causing inconvenience to other clients in the female ward.
The shrine operators were arrested together with Alex Kizito, a child broker and Hellen Akiteng, a mother who confirmed to police selling her youngest daughter to witch doctors at 10,000 Shillings after they promised an additional bonus of 2million after divinely generating wealth in the few months to come.
The Officer in Charge of Mukono Police Division Family Protection Unit ASP Stella Ulea notes they are always challenged with places to accommodate children in such age brackets. She also notes that available homes relaxed entries of children ever since covid-19 lockdown started.
Racheal Namuddu notes that it took over three months for the family elders to convince her husband to return home after abandoning her together with their three children claiming that she was cheating on him under the guise of sleeping at her workplace.
She notes that the few who managed to get travel documents from the RDC and District Health Offices were also stopped and documents confiscated. Nassali says currently the facility is also struggling to handle the patient influx amidst inadequate utilities such water and electricity after the solar panels got faulty and making referrals following the ban on public transport is extremely hard.
Mukono CoU charges 40, 000 Shilling and the Mukono General Hospital charges 20, 000 Shillings per patient for the free kits that the government has supplied in order to decongest and speed up the process of identifying the positive infected persons.