A team of regular police and Flying Squad operatives had set up a checkpoint at Adwali cell, Boroboro ward, in Lira City East Division after receiving information about a suspected stolen vehicle from Kenya.
The protesters started their procession from their church at LPC in Lira City East Division armed with placards bearing different messages marched through Oyam road to the main street and met the police who asked them to return to their church in vain.
Godfrey Salaam Ngobi, the Registrar at Lira High Court Circuit, explained that the court is overwhelmed with a number of land related cases arising from boundary issues and sheer greed which may need an additional circuit judge to handle the matter.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Regional Police Spokesperson says the case has been registered as suspected murder and investigations to ascertain the motive and apprehend the suspects has been launched.
“You have therefore been suspended from Lira University and directed to vacate the University premises with immediate effect, and not to appear at any installations of Lira University until further notice to allow for further investigation,” Okeng noted.
The prosecution alleges that between 2016 and 2022, Mugisha recruited, harbored, received, maintained, and transported the now 17-year-old girl by means of deception or position of vulnerability for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
On November 9, 2022, the trio took only 43 supporters to Kampala who, however, returned without meeting the president. A victim identified as Robin Ongom told Uganda Radio Network that the trio tricked them into travelling to Kampala and left them stranded until a good Samaritan Patrick Ogwang Obura offered them transport back to Lango.
Eye witness accounts show that Constable John Oginere, who was driving the Internal Affairs Ford Ranger double cabin Reg No UG 0337G first knocked a motorcycle Reg No UEU 841C that Ojok was riding and went ahead to knock two ladies who were on their way to the garden before it lost control and veered off the road thus knocking Muhindo
Amidst the chaos, four school pupils (girls) of the school became unconscious and were rushed to a nearby health center for medical care. With a population of 1,672 pupils, school authorities temporarily closed the school by sending back home day scholars, leaving only boarders and 164 P7 Candidates inside their dormitories.
According to the police, while at the RPC's office in Erute, the duo offered Katungwenzi the bribe to compromise him to sanction enforcement of an illegal tender awarded to the management of Lira City Bus Park.
Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.