Many Police constables who spoke to our reporter like say officials are asking for the appointment letters before they can talk of payment yet the letters were sealed in black boxes after elections with others not given adding that this could be a trick to deny them their money which they have worked for.
Robert Mugabe, the returning officer for Kawempe division, Ivan Munanura returning officer Makindye division and Doreen Musiime returning officer Kampala Central division said several bribes have been given to presiding officers to alter results after they have been declared at polling stations.
Barbra Mulimira, the Kampala Electoral Commission returning officer declared Lukwago winner with 194,592 while his closet rival and National Unity Platform candidate Nabilah Naggayi Sempala garnered only 60,082 votes.
Ordinarily, Komakech would just need to pick a note from his pocket and pay cash, like any other person. But because paper money in Uganda does not have any form of distinguishable tactile marking, he ends up spending and losing more.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigire says they have arrested the suspect from Kalangala district and they are yet to transfer her to the district where she committed the crime. He notes that the baby has been recovered in good condition.
Suspects detained at Katwe police have been identified Jaruwengo, Juma Rhamudan, Bright Lubega, and two only identified as Julius and lusiba. Police reports shows that these went to vote at Maddirisa Kasawe polling station in disguise with forged Katwe-Kinyoro resident voter slips.
Enoch Ssenkaayi, the Presiding Officer and Maria Namuddu, the polling assistant at Lugalama Catholic polling station confirmed the incident, saying the pre-ticked ballots had not reached the boxes since the suspects were arrested in time.