Patrick Muhenda, the Fort portal central police station community liaisons officer said such cases of gender-based violence were on the rise in the city and on average police receives above 60 cases every month at the child and family protection unit, however this case of grievous harm is the first of its kind recorded by the unit.
A video that is circulating on social media shows one of the suspects Aisha Nalubega who is also a step mother to the victim, tying him upside down the victim on the pole while her friend Kyazike lit the candle before they started burning the child with molten wax.
State prosecutor Lydia Nakato told the court that Onebe, 63 an accountant and Oriekot, 26, and others still at large in January 2021 at Mawanga zone LCI in Munyonyo, Makindye Division in Kampala district murdered Asio.
The two officials are Ben Okou, the Senior Health Educator and David Isaac Emuron. It is alleged that Okou was arrested for alleged misuse of covid-19 funds meant to pay allowances for the frontline health workers, village health teams (VHTs) and other district health officials fighting the pandemic.
It is alleged that the suspects impersonating as employees of State House under the Land Directorate forced Daniel Walusimbi a resident of Kasoma zone in Luwero town council to sign transfer forms of 80 acres of land to the names of Emmanuel Mayambala.
Peter Lukimoi shot the unidentified suspected thief at around 1:30a.m as he responded to an alarm by area residents of Nyabisojo-Kimigi cell in Kisalizi ward, Buliima town council in Masindi district when thugs raided the area.