The operation, code-named, "operation Shujja" is being commanded by Maj Gen Kayanja Muhanga and, according to the ministry of Defence, It will mainly focus on weakening identified enemy camps in Yayuwa, Tondoli, Beni One and Beni Two.
According to some sources, Magambo holds a Ph.D. "He is a private with a strong educational background. He is a Ph.D. holder and he had retired from the army. Magambo has been serving as the coordinator of the Eastern Africa Fusion and Liaison Unit (EA-FLU), a regional intelligence-gathering center based in Entebbe," a senior security source said.
Oboth then said that the proposed budget would cover the cost of logistics, communication and welfare requirements for the operation, among others. He said that the budget is for only the anticipated 12 months’ operation.
According to police, at least 115 suspects had been picked up from the areas of Kisasi, Narya-Butukilwa zone, Kyebando in Kawempe, Kyamuka zone of Kamwokya, and Kawala by last weekend in the ongoing crackdown on criminal actors on the northern bypass.
Tayitika developed stomach complications less than an hour after meeting his wife. Quoting preliminary findings by detectives, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says that officers searched Tayitika and found him with purple sugar-like crystals.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, confirmed that Flying Squad has so far recovered USD 27,700 (about Shs96.6m). Enanga adds that even the 97 million shillings has also been recovered from Tumusiime who is currently in custody.
In a joint communication shared by Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, security agencies said that much as security is alert since the revellers are very excited about the reopening of bars as well as other leisure and entertainment centres, each individual should be their own first line of safety.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the officer as Corporal George Drandi, who was attached to the Very Important Persons Protection Unit-VIPPU. He shot himself on Monday morning inside his place of residence at Nsambya Police Barracks.
Today, Gen. Kyanda and a team from the Ministry of Defence appeared before the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee of Parliament to defend the 89.6 billion Shillings budget request to finance the ongoing operation Shujja, alongside other budgetary requirements.
Police Constable Harshim Nwenyi, 28, attached to Tororo Central Police Station was attacked by a mob in Katende zone after being accused by a woman that he had stolen his phone. The woman was later identified as his girlfriend.
He is accused of masquerading as an administrator of estates of the late Joshua Kabiine. A team of officers from the Land Protection Police Unit led by Commissioner of Police-CP Charles Mutungi arrested Muwanga after the lawful administrators lodged a complaint upon realising that the estate of their late father and grandfather had been sold without their knowledge.
Mukebezi was reportedly shot after a UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence -CMI headquarters in Mbuya on Saturday as he attempted to tow a military vehicle registration number H4DF 1391 that had veered off the road and rammed into a signpost at Kobil Petrol Station along Kiwatule Road.
Jacob Siminyu, the Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson explains that an MP acquires an official passport only when he or she is still a serving legislator. The same applies to ministers with Diplomatic passports that are only valid as long as they are still in the cabinet.
CID Spokesperson Charles Twine says that many people especially those holding public offices are increasingly dodging summons even when they are delivered to them, their personal assistants or their superiors. He cited politicians, officials from different government ministries and departments, security officers, and well-established business persons.
The suspects who include Siraje Ssenkungu and Muzafaru Kataza were arrested on Sunday from Mpigi by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), JATT, and Crime Intelligence after they were allegedly named by some of the suspects already in custody.