The total number of brothers arrested has now risen to ten. Earlier last week, three of Malore's brothers who are still being detained at Nalufenya police station were arrested as key suspects in the death of their own brother.
Ismael Malore, a member of the deceased's family, says that their family is embroiled in property sharing wrangles spanning from 2016 when their father, Suleiman Malore, a powerful businessman passed away.
Mulawa is reported to have traveled to Moroto district with other livestock dealers in March 2022. It is alleged that while in Moroto, unidentified people convinced him to join the gold and mercury business.
According to Martin Okidi, a boat captain at the source of the Nile, the four members of the same family, who included two adults and two minors, had gone for a boat ride with a tour guide, when their boat engine developed a mechanical fault on their way to the Source of the Nile and drifted with the fast-flowing waters towards Kiira Power Station.
Salim Nabongho, a resident of Bulumoko village in Buyanga Sub County says the four had gone to harvest rice in their garden found between Bulumoko and Nkombe villages in Bugweri district this morning during a downpour when they were struck.
It is alleged that Maka was fixing recycled paper in a conveyor machine that trapped him injuring his hands and head. A conveyor is machine transports material and other finished goods from one point in the factory to another.
It is alleged that assailants first locked 15 houses in the neighborhood with padlocks around 2:00am in the wee hours of this morning before attacking their victims. Residents were only saved by early passersby who heard them crying for help and opened the doors.
The suspects are alleged to have convinced the deceased's parents that they were taking their crippled child for ritual cleansing, only to return on Saturday without him. They claimed that he was left at a traditional healer.