All these, according to police source, have been ordered by director of police Operations Service, AIGP Edward Ochom, because of continuously cases of attacks on drivers, riders and business persons. Ochom said their intelligence reports indicated that riders were being attacked as early as 7pm.
The incident happened at around 8: 30 p.m. on Thursday when the attackers hacked the two relatives with machetes on the head, chest and face. They also left a seven-year-old, Enock Asaba critically injured.
Other witnesses said that the infant was strangled by a frustrated Mother. Among these is Aisha Mabingo said the increasing cases of infanticides in slum areas these days is due to the irresponsible men who abandon them after giving them pregnancies.
Justice Stephen Mubiru said he was convinced beyond reasonable doubt that Omuria committed the offence. Justice Mubiru said that he based on the testimony of the victim’s son who told the court that after they were chased from the house, he peeped through the makeshift door and saw Omuria raping her mother.
The deceased identified as Steven Katukame and Moses Kakamu were beaten with clubs and stoned to death for killing George Lobero, a headsman whom they accused of practising witchcraft. It is said that Lobero mysteriously disappeared on Monday from a grazing field.