The suspect is Muhammad Wamala who operates in Kayunga district. During the search, police exhumed several fetishes include animal parts, human hair among other unidentified items buried in several spots in the suspects house and shrine.
Abbas Kamya was picked up by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence on Monday for allegedly giving false intelligence to Police and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence CMI on a planned armed robbery.
The assailants also cut off all the fingers of the deceased on the left arm, thumb and last finger on the right hand. Police says attempts by residents of the area to identify the body have been futile.
Joe Walusimbi, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner blames the Judiciary for frustrating their efforts to rid the area of crime, through what he described as granting unwarranted bails and lenient sentences to suspects even on conviction.
Wadri was arrested from hotel Pacific together with legislators Gerald Karuhanga, Francis Zaake and Paul Mwiru shortly after his final rally ahead of by-elections slated for tomorrow. One person, driving Bobi Wines car, a Toyota Tundra, was shot dead in the chaos that covered the municipality on Monday.
Superintendent of Police SP Abbas Ssenyonjo has been sent to Masaka District with Immediate effect, according to a message signed by the Director Human Resource Administration Moses Balimwoyo at 12:43 pm today.
The journalists are Herbert Zziwa and Ronald Muhanga. They were picked by Police on the trail of the campaigns of the Arua Municipality by-election shortly after chaos broke up between rival supporters of National Resistance Movement candidate Nusura Tiperu and independent candidate Kassiano Wadri.
Police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, says some of the politicians were found with firearms, adding that they will subject the bullets from the scene to ballistic analysis to establish, which gun released the killer bullets.
Last week, two developers threatened to sue both Soroti district land board and Soroti Municipal council for re-allocating their plots of land to new individuals yet they officially acquired the land 7 years ago.
The whereabouts of Kassiano Wadri, one of the candidates and Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi remain unknown following an evening of running battles between members of the Special Forces Command and members of the opposition.