Over the last one week, the police have been investigating the incident which occurred on March 10, near Kyambogo Police post, to establish the cause of the scuffle that claimed two lives, and the disappearance of the Bullion Van driver.
The instruction was made after perusing through a file with statements recorded from Kyaligonza, his bodyguards Peter Bushindiki and John Okurut and the traffic officer Esther Namaganda who was allegedly assaulted on February 24, 2019, in Seeta, Mukono District.
The lawyers Humphrey Tumwesigye and Simon Peter Musangala from Musangala Advocates & Solicitors said they were taken by surprise and accused the State Attorney of smuggling in new evidence to pin the accused.
Preliminary police findings indicate that the two suspects have been running an illegal operation through which girls and young women are convinced to go to Oman for work but they are instead forced into sex trade. It has been established that the suspects have taken more than 20 girls to Oman through the Busia-Nairobi-Dubai-Oman route.
The 3rd Division Brigade Investigations Officer Maj Ephraim Byaruhanga confirms that two civilians were killed and another injured during the attack. He says the UPDF tracked the footmarks to the border with South Sudan.
It is alleged that the guards who had been deployed to guard the office stole computers, phones and electric kettle alongside money save from the offices before abandoning their duty stations on Saturday night.
Robert Lumu, the Regional Immigration Coordinator, Davis Ssemaganda and Molly Ikuru, Assistant immigration officers were arrested for charging unlawful fees from unsuspecting clients. They were arrested on Monday on the orders of Masaka Resident District Commissioner Herman Ssentongo.