Reports suggest that Odoi hacked Musamali with a machete on the head. The altercation ensued when Musamali, alongside the area LC 1 chairperson, attempted to counsel Odoi, who had threatened to harm his 10-year-old brother using a machete.
Col. Benard Rubainika Kashemeza, the former Brigade Commander of the 501 brigade was sacked over the weekend and recalled to the Fourth Infantry Division Headquarters in Gulu City where he is locked up.
Speaking at the handover ceremony of Lt Col Dick Kaija, the outgoing commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) at Mbuya, Gen Mbadi praised him, for his commitment in addressing criminality and illegal fishing on the lakes.
Police have impounded 2,354 motorcycles and 523 vehicles in the last seven days in operations intended to ensure road safety during the festive season. The bodabodas and vehicles have majorly been impounded after the riders as well drivers were found lacking the driving licenses.
Musinguzi was last seen in Frank Kamusiime’s bar located in the Bugangari trading center a day before. His body was found lying a few meters from the bar in a pool of blood and with visible bruises leading to suspicion that he could have been killed.
A detective from Kabale police station, speaking anonymously, revealed that unidentified robbers attempted a break-in during the night between Saturday and Sunday. They allegedly cut through the bank's roof, situated along Kabale's main street in Central Division, Kabale Municipality, trying to access the safe
According to security reports, three of the deceased persons hail from the Central part of Uganda while three others are local farmers of Madi origin. Their identities weren’t readily available by press time.
Early last month, the district security committee gave the armed warriors up to two weeks to come out of the jungle and use the amnesty window to surrender illegal firearms in their possession. However, the time has elapsed without any single gun recovered and the security situation is worsening despite several security peace dialogues.
The three-armed robbers disguised as clients and later held the agent identified as Scovia Kansiime at gunpoint until she surrendered all the money she had in her possession. The incident took place at around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Following the peace dialogues between the Pian and Pokot, the leaders from both sides have asked the authorities to consider allowing the two communities to jointly graze their cattle so that they can strengthen their peace mission.
Rwot Kassimiro Ongom, the chief of the Patongo Clan, thinks the river is losing its life because of the poor relationship between the population and the vegetation. Ongom suggested that those who use the river should restore the old cultural practices that helped in nurturing and prolonging water sources.
The suspects are Henry Bakerwa, 55, a resident of Rwamirindi village, Rushaka Parish, Kayonza sub-county, Rushenyi county, Ntungamo district, Bashil Twesigye, 41, a resident of Ruti, Mbarara City, and Sam Twesigye, 38, from Kampala.