Hajji Abdu Kiyimba Bukoto South, one of the candidates who contested on the NRM party ticket dragged the Electoral Commission and the winner Dr Twaha Kagabo to court seeking for recounting of votes arguing that the tallying processes were marred by irregularities.
The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owesigire says they have arrested the suspect from Kalangala district and they are yet to transfer her to the district where she committed the crime. He notes that the baby has been recovered in good condition.
His remarks come as the former presidential candidate completes the first week of restrictions imposed against his movement by security agencies that have also blocked access to his home in Magere, Wakiso District. Kyagulanyi is held with his wife Barbra Itungo, who reportedly has an 18-months-old baby in her custody.
Moses Opio, the Kwania District Probation Officer blames the rising cases on Gender-Based Violence in the community. The Sub County has registered over 137 cases of Gender-Based Violence within a space of two months, mostly in Amorigoga and Abany parishes.
Tai told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Tuesday night that during interrogations, the legislator complained that he wasn’t feeling well and requested for a break. “He came in ok and voluntarily, he recorded a statement but later he said he wasn’t feeling well. I was seated with him in my office with some of his people and police officers, he requested for a break because he wasn’t feeling well,” Tai told URN.
Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the postmortem conducted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital morgue indicates that a chemical substance was found in the deceased’s body.
Sabina Lokeris, a Village Health Team member for Iriiri Sub County in Napak district, says that since December last year, the district health team together with VHTs have been engaged in sensitising the community to ensure hygiene and smear their houses with cow dung.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the fire victims as 30-year-old Doreen Namutebi and her four children including Aisha Birungi, 13, Jennifer Nanyonjo, 8, Mugenyi Seguya, 7 and Israel Ntulume, 6.
Andrew Locugae, the LCV councilor for Nadunget sub county in Moroto district told URN that they suspect the fire was caused by people cooking and leaving some fire burning, since most families cook in then open.
Mark Sagal, one of the elders and resident of Rupa Sub County in Moroto district, said establishing a Technical school along the border of Turkana and Karamoja would help to cement the current peace that the two communities are enjoying.