"The health workers in Mulago hospital accorded us all the necessary attention required to save Babirye, but we lacked funds to purchase essential medicines which partly contributed to her demise," her sister says.
Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
The four were arrested, charged and remanded on November 28, for attacking the District Service Commission offices (DSC) and ejecting the acting secretary of the commission. It is said that the group also removed from the notice board, a list of candidates that had been shortlisted for interviews and locked the commission offices.
Justice Okumu Jude Muwone, said that whereas all the five had the right to get bail, the application can’t be heard due to the absence of the State Attorney who had communicated earlier that he was away on official duty.
Rukaari is one of the beneficiaries of the 57 acres of land that the government sold in 2009 in Nsambya and Kibuli at a cost of 69.5 billion Shillings as a means to salvage the then struggling Railways Corporation. At the time, Rukaari had acquired three plots of the URC land in Port Bell and Mulago at 357 million Shillings.
The blast walls, made of sacks filled with soil and sand, have been placed at the entrance to the quarter guard, where most of the severely injured police officers were attached. Other blast walls have been placed behind the perimeter wall on George Street opposite the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.