Mubiru’s cases have been filed at Katwe police station where the complainants claim that the suspect sold to them pieces of land which do not exist or he had already sold the same pieces to other people.
Last month, Joseph Oriokot, a resident of Akuya village in Odepe parish was attacked and killed in cold blood by unknown assailants using machetes. His decomposing body was discovered at the swamp between Aduuka and Ometai after three days.
Appearing before Kalisizo Chief Magistrate Joy Nambozo, the 29 defendants pleaded guilty to the charges. They were given a fine of Ugx150,000 or to be sent to prison for four months. They paid the fine.
Commissioner of Police- CP Fred Enanga, the force spokesperson said they have noticed increasing posts on social media where people are giving particulars and residential addresses of commanders calling upon the public to “do the needful”
Kyagulanyi was picked up from Luuka district headquarters last week while addressing his supporters by a team of police officers led by Frank Mwesigwa on accusations of flouting Standard Operating Procedures –SOPs meant to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during the triweekly security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police Force said that considering the risk that their officers were exposed to, their reaction was appropriate in trying to quell the protests.
According to Oceng, upon a search, they found 6 solar panels in the house of Onung, an LCIII councilor, 3 panels in the house of Okot, chairperson of business community and 1 panel in the house of Loum, the LCI chairperson.
The 36 people, mostly youth below 25 years, have been produced in Kalisizo Magistrate’s Court where Joy Nambozo, the Chief Magistrate remanded them. They all maintained their innocence saying they are victims of circumstances.
Assistant Superintendent of Police William Tumuheirwe, Kisoro district police officer-in-charge of traffic, says that the incident occurred when an ISUZU ELF lorry registration number UBB 63V failed to negotiate the sharp corner at Kagano primary school in Kanaba hills.