It’s alleged that on Monday evening the deceased went to a drinking joint in Aduku Town Council with a village mate Moses Emate and the two left together for home but surprisingly Olam's body was found lying lifeless by the roadside, the following morning.
Maj Gen Lokech said today in a statement that they have since arrested a 12th suspect Huzaifa Wampa alias Kanaabe, who has been pinned as the person who fired bullets on the left side of Gen Katumba’s vehicle, using a motorcycle that was ridden by his colleague, Walusimbi who was charged last week.
Last week, the angry residents with support of some local leaders rose up with sticks and machetes, in what they say was a resistance against the businessman and his agents, whom they accuse of wrongfully stopping them from utilizing the land as well as blocking community access roads connecting to water sources and people’s plantations.
Residents continued to hunt for the fled suspected thieves and while combing the villages, landed on one who has only been identified as Khamis believed to be in his mid-20s at Bugungu village in Makulubita Sub-County, in Nakaseke’s neighboring district of Luweero, where they have lynched him from.
James Mwesigye, chairperson of Covid-19 Taskforce and resident city commissioner says that people had developed a tendency of walking to town and loitering and sitting on their shops' verandahs’ even when they are locked.
"No matter how strong the evidence against them may be, no fair trial can be achieved and any subsequent trial would be a waste of time and an abuse of Court process…At the end of the day, it is the Courts to enforce the provisions of the Constitution otherwise there would be no reason for having those provisions in the first place,” the judges held.
The injured fishermen are Seremos Byaruhanga, Robert Amukuhikirize and Deo Busobozi, all attached to Nsunzu B landing site in Buhuka Parish Kyangwali sub county, Kikuube district. They were shot and injured at around 5a.m near the Senjojo landing site in Buhuka parish.