It is alleged that the three family members have been threatening Bahuma with forceful eviction for the past three years. This prompted her to seek help from the Kikuube Resident commissioner-RDC, Amlan Tumusiime.
Three family members in Kikuube district are in police
custody for attempting to evict an elderly woman from her ancestral land.
The suspects are Joseph Kasoma, Robert Kanago and their father Felix Nyabwongo,
all residents of Kakooge village in Kigaaya Westward in Buhimba town council.
three family members are feuding with Joyce
Bahuma,95, a resident of the same area over seven acres of land. Bahuma
acquired the contested land in the 1950s, where she has spent her entire life. According
to Bahuma, she legally acquired the land together with her late and wonders why
the three are claiming it now.
is alleged that the three family members have
been threatening Bahuma with forceful eviction for the past three years. This
prompted her to seek help from the Kikuube Resident commissioner-RDC, Amlan
On Tuesday evening, Tumusiime ordered the arrest of the three
family members. According to Amlan, it is unfortunate that the suspects have
severally threatened the life of the old woman over a piece of land she has
occupied since the 1950s.
//Cue in;”Baitu no cuza…
Cue out:…Mubahe correct information,”//
William Kaahwa, the Kakooge LC I Chairperson also
accused the three family members of threatening several people with land
evictions. He wants justice to prevail following the arrest and detention of
the suspects, saying they are a big problem in the area.
//Cue in;”Habaho kutandika ku…
Cue out:…no ku gingira,”//
Peter Banura, the Kikuube LC 5 Chairperson
condemned the action of the suspects, saying that as leaders they could not
wait to witness bloodshed resulting from the land conflict fueled by the trio.