Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police Spokesperson, confirmed Nayebare’s arrest, saying the baby was in good health by the time police found him. Wasike has already been reunited with his mother sending the community members into hours of chanting with praises for the police for the good work.
It is said that Nayebare had rented a room next to Nakawuka which she occupied for four days before she disappeared with the baby. According to Nakauka, she had told Nayebare to keep around because the baby was to breastfeed shortly after she completed her house chores.
Catherine Kamwiine, the Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner, says that the task force is stranded due to a lack of funds. She adds that they may lose the fight against the pandemic without funds to run different operations mainly testing and follow-up on patients in hard-to-reach communities.
Denis Odoki, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they have so far arrested 14 members of the group which was trading as Global Alliance In Motion, an organisation that was later found to be non-existent. Before their arrest, the group paid for radio announcements for job opportunities which they purportedly had at their factory and main office in Lyantonde.
The latest incident is the case of a seven months baby whose body was discovered in a bush at Kijjukizo B village in Lyantonde town council on Tuesday. Kamugasha says the body was discovered by herdsmen who immediately notified the residents and local authorities.
It is alleged that the suspects Dennis Kiberu, who was driving a Premio vehicle registration number UBD 184N from Lyantonde town to take them to Kasambya village to purportedly pick up a patient from a shrine. However, when they reached a secluded area, they told him to stop. They suddenly grabbed and tied him.
His neighbours and workers in Lyantonde told Uganda Radio Network that the home was first cordoned off on Tuesday morning before a UPDF helicopter flew in at around mid-day. However, it later left the compound without Kayihura on board.
Madina Najuma, the mother of Kasozi wants police to expedite inquiries into the assault case and bring the officer to book. She also wants police to recover the Shillings 1.5 million that her son was carrying and went missing when after he was attacked by Kovico.
Commercial sex workers plying their trade in Lyantonde town council have objected to the new set of rules banning their operations on the streets. On Friday last week, the district authorities including the District Chairperson, Resident District Commissioner, police and the district councilors set out tough measures aimed at forcing off the street prostitutes.
A mother and son arrested on suspicion of poisoning Amos Mwesiga, husband to the woman and father to the son have declined to be released from police custody. The pair are in fear for their lives as relatives have threatened to lynch them.
A landlord in Lyantonde district identified as Godfrey Lumu has ordered Mpumudde police post in Mpumudde village to vacate his building over failure to pay rental arrears amounting to 30 million shillings.