According to Capt. George Musingunzi, the UPDF Mountain Division Spokesperson, Lotukei, who is attached to Bukara detach in Bunyangabu district, has already been arrested and is being detained at Mountain Division Headquarters at Muhoti barracks cells in Kabarole District.
It was decreed that only those with negative COVID-19 test certificates would attend the events, and as such, all political leaders were subjected to COVID-19 tests, as a precondition. But when the results were returned, the DHO announced that up to 65 people from the group had tested positive for coronavirus disease.
It is alleged that the deceased, a vegetable vendor, also known as Zidina Nankyimba, was heading to her home at around 8:30 pm when unidentified men waylaid her, and severed her to pieces. The attackers fled on a waiting motorcycle moments after the attack.
The rising waters which have also cut off roads, blocking access to Lwampanga R/C Primary School and several homes in the neighbourhood. Several toilets have also been submerged creating a sanitation crisis in the area.