Samson Kasasira the Rwizi regional police spokesperson says that the police and operatives of the flying squad tracked four suspected robbers and during the exchange of fire, one of the suspected robbers Yonasani Mbaine aged 40 was shot dead.
The report says that unless environmental protections are drastically scaled up, there could be millions of premature deaths by the middle of this century, adverse effect on male and female fertility, as well as the neurological development of children.
Residents argue that the bridge is important because it is used by farmers to transport their produce to Mugusu market and used by children going to schools which include Kazingo Seventh Day Adventist – SDA primary school and Smalling Peas primary, among others.
The Thursday morning attack is the fourth on treatment or transit facilities in the DRC within the last two weeks. The attack followed the death of an individual in the community which led to escalating violence and the local Ebola transit centre being severely damaged.
Jeconious Musingwire, the National Environmental Management authority-NEMA focal person for south-western Uganda says that the urban authorities have failed to do their work with dignity by endorsing construction in wetlands.