The suspects, according to security sources, are being detained in military cells particularly at CMI headquarters in Mbuya and Special Investigations Division –SID in Kireka, Wakiso District. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, had earlier confirmed only 41 people arrested for allegedly planning protests and riots on the inauguration day.
The suspects who are being detained at Gulu Central Police Station include Robert Komakech alias KK, Robert Olal, Gerald Ongole, Morish Ogwal, Winnie Abang, Stella Akullu, Nancy Apio and Winny Prisca Ajok while other suspects still at large.
URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says during the pursuit, the security had a brief gunfire exchange with the armed rustlers believed to be eight in number in the areas of Lolum and Ore-4 hills bordering Madi Opei on Tuesday morning.
Jimmy Odoongo, the attendant says the men who stormed the place at 10.00 pm first tied him with a rope, blind folded his face with a cloth threatening to shoot if he did not tell hand them the keys to the slot machines.
The stages that were temporarily closed include the Kireka police stage with 50 members, the super deal stage Kyaliwajjala with 50 members, the Kira-Kayembe stage with 40 members, and the Bweyogerere avocado stage with about 30 members.
“They midwives begged us not to reveal this to the press, and also requested that we forgive them since the midwife who did not reorganize the baby was new, but it is hard to forgive and impossible to forget, it is too painful” Baisi notes adding that the wrong dead body given to them did not have any signs of staying in a deep pit for an hour though the husband accepted to bury it.