According to witnesses Mbabali torched his property on Friday afternoon and ran into the lake as residents were struggling to put out the fire. Haruna Kasaali, an eye witness says that Mbabali often warned his friends about his plans to burn his property and end his life.
Bugembe George aged 24 has been sentenced for 42 years in prison after pleading guilty of defiling the three little girls in one day. 36 of the 40 cases listed for hearing by the High Court Criminal session are of defilement.
The supporters were arrested while on the campaign trail with Kyagulanyi. Muhammad Nsubuga, the Acting Police spokesperson Greater Masaka Region, says of the 94 suspects, 50 are currently detained at Masaka Central Police Station and the others at Kalangala Central Police Station.
Those who were chased from Kudos went to Kisisira Country club and by the time police raided Kisisira at 1am, they crossed back to Kudos Safaris which had remained open even after the police raid, until morning.
The 6 rowdy tourists who spent the night/morning in the cells had been drinking in local bars at Mwena landing site.
Addressing fishermen at Kalangala District Headquarters in an FPU evaluation meeting on Tuesday, Kyanda, said ever since the introduction of FPU on Lake Victoria in 2017, the Government has earned of over Shillings 2.7billions in revenue.
This morning, fishmongers were surprised to find police officers on MV Kalangala checking all the cargo before it is loaded. All travellers with smoked fish were blocked from accessing the ferry ship not until they surrendered the fish to security operatives at the docking pier in Lutoboka.
Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, Daniel Kikoola, says that he received several calls from health workers and patients about Damba’s torture by Police officers. He told URN that the conduct of the police officers was unbecoming.
Emmanuel Elweu reportedly disappeared when he went for patrol in Funve forest reserve together with Idris Nassur and Geoffrey Mbabazi, the Forest supervisor in Kyamuswa County. His lifeless body was found on Thursday morning with in the middle of Funve forest reserve together with his gun.
According to Ssekibwano James Musoke, the Local Council 1 Chairman of Buzingo Village, the resolution to deport Simon Mpamize was arrived at in the village council meeting sitting on Monday evening, and they have already provided the money to transport him to Rukungiri
Musana who was allegedly assaulted by FPU's Kabogere Zigga accusing him of using in illegal fishing methods was first rushed to Bukasa Health Center on 04th October, but his condition worsened as he was passing blood and was on the 10th October transferred to Kalangala HCIV
Benon Byamukama, the Kalangala District Police Commander, says the suspect was arrested alongside others and bundled on a police patrol van for transportation to Kalangala Central Police Station for custody.
The residents encroached on the forest reserve in Kalangala town with expectations that the government would degazzete it for human settlement. The reserve covering 174 hectares of land, is now home to more than 400 residents.
Investigations by the Town council Chairperson, Steven Kizza show that the former Town Clerk, Jude Mark Bukenya, former Physical Planner, Moses Ssentamu, District Surveyor, John Ssendi and a host of other officials illegally sold off 30 acres of land in the central business district to Kalangala Infrastructure Services without approval by the town council.
The UPDF Marine led by Lt Col. James Nuwagaba believed the move would quickly help end illegal fishing. Two years after the Fisheries Protection Unit recorded tremendous success in the fight against illegal fishing, several leaders including Kalangala LC V chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi started calling for the return of fish smoking.