Yasin Mwanje, the Kateera LCI chairperson says they suspect that he was on his way home when he staggered and fell in the pit where he died. The men who were contracted to dig the pit had gone to check on its status following a heavy rain when they saw Rwaheru's body. They notified residents who immediately invited police to the scene.
Joshua Kananura, the Rakai District Police Commander, says that fishermen and the police managed to retrieve the bodies and took them for postmortem before handing them over to the deceased’s respective homes.
Rose Nalubowa, a member of the school’s governing board, explains that there is nothing much going on with the case since the suspects were remanded. She says that they have not received feedback from the investigating and prosecution authorities on the status of the case.
The baby’s mother, Peace Tukwasibwe, the baby’s mother was in the kitchen preparing breakfast, while the minor was sleeping on the mattress in the house. The pig entered through the back door of the house and ripped the baby’s face.
Last week, five children under the age of seven from the same family died after they took Paraquat herbicide, allegedly given to them by the grandparents. They were identified as Alafa Kamoga, Jovan Kivumbi, Elijah Lubyayi, Sarah Nabukenya, and Shivan Mirembe of one-and-half-years.
A Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier identified as Captain Godfrey Kalamuzi had obtained permission to open boundaries in two villages of Kyakago and Kasese located in Kibanda sub-county, Rakai district, where he claims ownership on a piece of land measuring 254 hectares. However, at least 1,000 residents living in 240 homes who are settled on the same land have resisted the opening of the boundaries arguing that it could be a plot to have them evicted.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are still pursuing the suspects for their involvement in electoral malpractices. He says they have already summoned the presiding officers from the said polling stations to record statements.
Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
Rakai Resident District Commissioner Charles Mubiru says that the individuals were intercepted at Kamuli village in Kibanda sub-county. At the same place, police intercepted two Burundians and a Ugandan who had crossed from Tanzania in April.
During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
The Suspects include; Anthony Mugabo, the Chairperson of Kalungi village in Kakuuto County, Joseph Ssengabi, Peter Kaliisa, Joyce Nabakooza, Jane Mbabazi and one Nassolo, all residents of the same village. They are detained at Kyotera Police Station.