The suspect in custody is identified as Mathias Ssengoma, 17, who with others still at large allegedly committed the crime early this month at a farm in Gentebe village, Nsoga parish, Mijwala sub-county.
The incident occurred at around 11pm when Kanyama a resident of the same area, broke into one of the rooms of the Woman MP's house and hid there with his amchette. The MP was however not at home by the time of the attack.
Children who had gone to collect firewood saw the unexploded rusty bomb which had been abandoned for some time, and took it to the butcher a butcher who started using it to weigh meat as his three quarter kgs stone, having found it to measure exactly "half and a quarter" (750 grammmes) until one day when a keen customer saw it and quickly reported to the authorities.
Coleb Muhumuza, 42, a resident of Mazinga village, was attacked on Sunday night on his way home. The killers took an unknown sum of money from the deceased before tossing his body in the community pond where it was found by residents on Monday morning.
The deceased is Didas Mayinja Sseruyange, the proprietor of Mayinja Pub, in Kawanga trading centre, Mabindo sub-county. The incident occurred on Thursday night at around 9pm during a night operation against open bars and pubs.
According to preliminary information, the deceased was last seen alive in Kasaana trading center around 7 pm. Residents say the assailants attacked Ssemanda on his way home and hacked several times on the head.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the couple was staying at Kyaluwanyi village where they developed a bitter dispute. He says that trouble started after Mugula accused his deceased wife of being involved in an extramarital affair and vowed to spill blood.
The security personnel under the command of Dickens Bindeeba, the Sembabule District Police Commander mounted a strong roadblock comprised of anti-riot vehicles and tyre-spikes on the way, and accordingly ordered Amuriat and his team to go back.
Noeline Nabikindu, the NUP party mobilization coordinator in Sembabule town council argues that their political space is being narrowed by security personnel that are continuously disrupting their mobilization activities.
Sembabule Resident District Commissioner Nickson Niwagaba says that they had deployed at least 200 police officers in each of the nine sub-counties to prevent eventualities similar to the ones that led to the cancellation of the polls on September 4, when violence erupted in many parts of the district.
The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.