Following the incident, the police launched a general enquiry which led to the arrest of Jinja Deputy Town Clerk Peter Mawerere, among other technocrats over fraud and failure to safeguard government equipment. Further investigations also led to the arrest of the city’s Senior Law Enforcement Officer Denis Bimbona.
A team of officers from the police health services unit and their counterparts from the Red cross society found Quentin lying unconscious along the Nile river banks and rushed him to Butagaya health center III for further management.
Several foreign and local revelers have started checking into their cottages, while others are setting up camping tents amidst a hype of activities at the site. Exhibiters are also stocking beverages and food items in makeshift bars and restaurants ahead of the festival.
Muwaya was picked up a day after the arrest of the Budhumbuli East cell LC1 chairperson, Waiswa Matende on allegations of conniving with criminal gangs to wreak havoc in Jinja city and playing a key role in Nyanga's murder.
The Kiira region police spokesperson, James Mubi says that Matende has been frustrating efforts of cracking down on criminal elements within the community, most of whom are suspected to be working under his command to create havoc.
According to the police, the suspects have been planning to kill the deceased after serving their six months sentence in Bugembe prisons following their conviction for stealing her smartphone and other valuables.
Hudson Byansi, a resident of Idudi Cell, Idudi Town Council in Bugweri district, is alleged to have led a gang of youths on Saturday night to stab Nyanga as she was leaving her cosmetics shop located in Budhumbuli Cell, Bugembe Ward in Jinja City.
It is alleged that last month, the suspects and others still at large conspired to steal two skip loaders, a bulldozer, a tractor, and a privately owned SUV vehicle, which had been grounded at the Jinja City parking yard.
The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi told journalists that whistleblowers tipped off police about the matter prompting them to open up a general inquiry file on August 25, 2022, where witnesses provided evidence implicating the suspects for masterminding the theft of the road construction unit.
The two suspects were picked up from Bwase zone in Buwenge town council in Jinja district. It is alleged that while Bwase zone, the suspects informed residents that they had been directed to replace their old Yaka meters with new ones.
Addressing journalists on Friday, the Kiira Regional Police Spokesperson, James Mubi notes that, they have also impounded over 369 vehicles on the Jinja-Iganga, Jinja-Kampala and Jinja-Kamuli highways.
Kiseka, a resident of Namalele-Kabaganda village, in Buwenge sub-county, in Jinja district, went missing on August 15. His body which had deep cuts on the head, stomach, and back was later found dumped behind the house. bark areas.
Francis Okiror, a survivor says that the suspects primarily targeted Ariebi’s phone before chopping his head. Okiror adds that they were only rescued by police intervention since the suspects were armed with machetes and they were taking advantage of the motorcycle to override them.