Rev. Evatt Mugarura, the founder of AYLDH, highlighted the dangers faced by children riding on the fuel tanks of Boda bodas, stating that they become vulnerable and act as a shield for the rider. Even minor collisions or encounters with obstacles can result in the child being the first to fall off.
Lady Justice Jane Okuo Kajuga, presiding over the court on Tuesday, dismissed Kitutu's application, stating it lacked substantial evidence and contained falsehoods, as per consistent statements from police officers that the Minister was not subjected to any form of torture or coercion, contrary to her claims.
Police raided the house where three people identified as Hamza Mungosi, Shafic Kizito, and Moses Seguya were arrested. The trio is currently detained at Kasangati police station as forensic experts examine the pangas and hammers that were recovered from their house.
The Housing Project was initially launched in 2016 by then Inspector General of Police Gen Edward Kale Kayihura with the construction of 10,000 housing units. The project started with the construction of 360 units at Naguru police headquarters as a pilot project.
So far, 10 vehicles have been recovered in security operation in Kampala, Masaka, Luweero and Nakasongola. The recovered vehicles include UAR 054S Ipsum Silver in colour, UAN 397 U Ipsum pearl white, UBA 306F Noah pearl blue recovered from Kavuma Muhammad in Nakasongola, UAP 295T Noah white in colour recovered from Kasubi in a parking yard and UAS 293V recovered from Lukwago Amisi in Nyendo – Masaka.
Shou, an employee of Top Chongo Company, was carrying the money in a bag. Despite Shou firing five shots from his pistol at the gang, they managed to flee with the money. A Police Constable, Yusuf Dang, also fired a shot, but the assailants escaped. Working jointly, the Flying Squad and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) tracked down and arrested three suspects in Bulenga and Fort Portal.
Nkalubo, who was speaking Friday at the Road Safety Symposium organized by Ministry of Works and Transport in collaboration with Road Safety Coalition Uganda (ROSACU) said emergency care services are still lacking in terms of personnel and equipment.
“He was robbed by thugs on motorcycles but they did not hurt him. To his surprise, even the boda-boda rider he had hired to take him to his home where he collected the money, he joined the gang of other riders. They drove off after grabbing his bag containing money,” Matsiko indicates in the report.
The districts of Kaliro, Buyende, Kaliro, Mpigi and Kamuli have been named as currently leading in cases of vandalizing electric wires. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Clare Nabakka, said several cases have been recorded in the named districts forcing security to intensify operations to curtail the vice.
Daniel Wamunga, the treasurer of a church zone SACCO in Magamaga town council, fell victim to an armed robbery, losing five million Shillings at gunpoint. "I kept the money at home, and although I'd done so previously without incident, thugs specifically targeted my home, taking all the money meant for our members," explained Wamunga to the police.
According to a statement from FUFA, “it has observed a new trend of acts of hooliganism and whereas the criminal elements if any kind of hooliganism are adequately addressed by the National Sports Act 2023, the current FUFA Rules did not provide for incidents outside the precinct of the match venue and game time.”
Uganda will know her fate when experts from the FATF visit early next year. The grey list is the last step to being blacklisted, a situation that would see Uganda basically shut out of the global financial industry or systems.
Katanga’s murder was first alerted to ASP Peter Ogwang the Officer Incharge of Bugolobi police station who later alerted Jinja Road Main Station. Police bigwigs led by deputy Inspector General of Police Maj Gen Geoffrey Katsigazi Tumusiime and Kampala Metropolitan police Commander Stephen Tanui reportedly rushed to the scene.
In the last 10 months, AVPOL working with the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID), Crime Intelligence (CI), Internal Security Organization (ISO), and Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC), has seized 56.6kg of narcotic drugs either being sneaked in or out of the country via Entebbe Airport.