Amuru District Police Commander (DPC), Emmanuel Bwambale told URN on Tuesday that twelve suspects have been arrested in relation to the attack and their statements refer to the retired UPDF officer as a mastermind of the attack.
The shooting followed a fracas in which the Chairman was trying to stop LDU personnel from attaching cattle belonging to area residents. In the midst of the verbal exchange, Loyomo was shot in the chest and died instantly.
Last week, City Hall Magistrate her Worship Beatrice Khainza acquitted all the five suspects; Stella Kalungi Dindi, Richard Kamugisha, David Kironde, Yazidi Kabonge Wamala and Nasser Kibirige noting that the evidence produced against them was shallow.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the latest cases have been recorded in Wakiso and Mpigi districts. In Nansana municipality, 23-year-old Denis Lubega has been charged with aggravated defilement. He is accused of defiling a 3 year girl at Yesu Amala zone.