On her part, the Busoga East police spokesperson, Diana Nandawula confirms the incident, adding that investigations are underway and the track has been impounded and is parked at Bugiri Central Police station parking yard.
The minor’s mother, Hanifa Namulindwa revealed that when she informed Hatibu of her pregnancy last year, he immediately disavowed any responsibility. Hatibu claimed that his ongoing struggle with prostate cancer rendered him unable to father any more children.
The Busoga East police spokesperson, Diana Nandawula says that the suspected kidnappers first contacted Tenywa's relatives seeking a ransom of 10 Million Shillings, but they have currently increased it to 20 Million Shillings, coupled with threats of ending his life, if the money isn't delivered in the shortest time possible.
Bugiri District Criminal Investigations Officer, Emmanuel Kayayana, suspects that the computers were stolen during the heavy rains that occurred on the night of the incident, while most members of the neighboring communities were asleep.
A detective privy to the investigations told URN on condition of anonymity that the arrest followed the recovery of clothes that were wrapped in a black plastic bag and dumped beside the fish pond. the eventual investigation established that the clothes belonged to one Steven Wabwire and John Kyomya.
It is reported that, Opendi stormed the home of his father, Otheino, located in Bugisu village, in Lwemba sub county of Bugiri district on Sunday night, accusing him of abandoning his younger siblings and choosing to marry another woman.
The man identified as Shaban Mukhooli is reported to have killed his mother Suzanne Chebet, 60, his wife Jessica Nabbanja, 40, and his son Mutwalo Mukhooli, 6. He also injured his brother, Godfrey MukhoolI, who is now admitted to Bugiri General Hospital.
Police in Busoga East have mounted a search for Moses Mukisi, a resident of Muterere East village, in Muterere sub county, Bugiri district, for allegedly strangling his wife to death. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Rose Naigaga.
The probe stems from reports that health workers at the Hospital deliberately ignored the need for a caesarian operation for two expectant mothers, who had failed to undergo normal labour procedures due to unforeseen medical complications.
Mukisa sustained injuries on the head, bark, neck and chest and bled to death. The assailants hid his lifeless body in a bar within the area only to be discovered by concerned residents who saw bloodstains along the roadside.
A strong odour drew the attention of passersby to the body, which had deep wounds on the head and chest. Residents told URN that their attempts to identify the deceased did not yield results since he is not from their locality.