“My boys had gotten used to the classroom environment which kept them busy throughout the day, but since they are still in lower primary and are yet to return to school following the covid-19 lockdown restrictions, they had resorted to fishing as a means of making themselves productive,” their father says.
His rival, the National Resistance Movement's-NRM, John Francis Oketcho garnered 3,779 votes. Other contestants who include; Forum for Democratic Change's-FDC, Stephen Wafula got 55, independent candidates; Ibrahim Kizire scored 129, Frank Magumba, 69, Fahadi Wafula, 32, Jamiru Waiswa, 63 votes.
According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
Jeff Sebuyungo, the Bugiri District Police Commander, who declined to identify the suspects, says that, they were arrested on Saturday and are being detained at Bugiri central police station. He says that the suspects recorded statements and the information shall be useful for the progress of this case in the investigations.
The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
She was launching the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence at Waluwerere primary school in Bugiri district on Monday. The annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, and runs until December 10, is used as an organizing strategy to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
Kasadha is said to have shot Namugisa twice in the head around 9:30pm on Sunday night before turning the gun on himself. An AK-47 rifle with 18 rounds of live ammunition was found besides the two lifeless bodies.
The accident occurred at around 4 a.m. on Monday morning, when the trailer registration number UBD 091C/UBD 669H lost control and rammed into the building located on Grant street, along the Iganga-Tororo Highway. It destroyed the waiting area, Cash tills, and the manager's office.
“We were swung into action after being alerted by residents who cited this gun lying in the bush where they had gone to fetch firewood. I and other senior officers have visited the scene and recorded statements from the locals within the neighboring vicinity,” he says.
The suspects are alleged to have convinced the deceased's parents that they were taking their crippled child for ritual cleansing, only to return on Saturday without him. They claimed that he was left at a traditional healer.