On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
Rashid Mulindwa, one of the deceased's close friends, suspects that the assailants were thugs who came disguised as artistes. He said the killers vanished with some studio machines after their mission.
Assistant Superintendent of Police- ASP Charles Twine, who also speaks for CID confirmed to Uganda Radio Network –URN that the suspects, including the widow Aanyu Florence Adong, have been released on bond. The other two are Kaye Mukasa and Annet Mbabazi. Musiitwa was found dead in his wife’s car on April 26th after he had gone missing for five days.
The CCTV work for more than 12 hours a day and are expected to stay glued on the screens, taking a keen interest in the developments and peculiarities around the city. One of them told URN that they have requested to work for at least six hours a day in vain.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the drugs were recovered during an operation mounted in the area following a tip-off from locals about vehicles seen ferrying suspected stolen drugs in the area. According to residents, the drugs were offloaded from trucks at around 5 p.m. on Thursday.
“Due to the prevailing situation of the Covid-19 (corona) pandemic, CID management has resolved to sanitize the CID headquarters starting 17/06/2021 to 20/06/2021. Staff under you shall be on call. We shall have the Director, Deputy Directors, Heads of Department/units and registry staff to come for work,” reads the Memo.
Speaking to journalists after he was vetted, Gen. Muhoozi said that although a lot of things have been done in the Ministry, there is a lot more that can be done better especially in areas of effective policing and improving the general image of the police.
“The victims were beaten by these robbers to take the money, but luckily enough, they got help from other boda-boda riders and police officers who managed to arrest only two of the suspects and impounded one of the motorcycles, a Bajaj Boxer Reg. Number UER 994H,” said Twine.
Police say the robbers hid at Nyanzi River in Kijojo village, Manyi Sub County and came out of their hideout when Serunkuma hooted. Enanga says that based on the latest report by detectives after the theft of the Shillings 35million, Serunkuma and his accomplices contacted Yoweri Kironde to provide them security.
Although Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga and Deputy Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, confirmed the operation conducted at Golf Course Hotel, they have flatly refused to reveal names of people who were arrested violating Covid-19 orders.
Commissioner of Police, Fred Enanga, has said a number of people acted ignorant about the restrictions on cross district movements and they continued to defying the directive. In order to enforce the order, Enanga said police and sister agencies started arresting drivers, riders and pedestrians.
Baine said the communication is intended to make the public aware so that they are not bounced when they go to visit inmates. Baine said with effect from today, no person will be allowed to meet any prisoner or suspects on remand regardless of his or her status.
Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga identified the suspects arrested from First Pharmacy as Festo, Mushabe, Deograsius Nyanzi, Nelson Cheprone, Elvis Selemba, Viola Tayemba, Julius Sekasi and Julian Nakamya.
“We swiftly stormed these places in Wandegeya and Ntinda, and the stolen vaccines were found there and of course arrested some suspects from there,” he said. He says that during the raid on First pharmacy, they intercepted one of the employees who was running away with some materials in the bag.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening.