Muhammad Kasule, the Chairman for Kaaliro II village, and Richard Kibaate of Gayaza village were picked today along with two others for openly accusing Lyantonde senior police officers of allegedly aiding criminals and being corrupt.
Ben Tushabomwe, the Officer in Charge of Kaliro Police Station dispatched homicide detectives who removed the body and took it to Lyantonde general hospital for a postmortem where the doctors confirmed that Nimurungi had hanged herself.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police Spokesperson, confirmed Nayebare’s arrest, saying the baby was in good health by the time police found him. Wasike has already been reunited with his mother sending the community members into hours of chanting with praises for the police for the good work.
Andrew Timothy Kamugasha, the Lyantonde District Probation Officer, says that they are faced with a heavy burden of stopping the vice and blames it on communities that are reluctant to fully support efforts aimed at reversing the trend.
It is said that Nayebare had rented a room next to Nakawuka which she occupied for four days before she disappeared with the baby. According to Nakauka, she had told Nayebare to keep around because the baby was to breastfeed shortly after she completed her house chores.
Denis Odoki, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they have so far arrested 14 members of the group which was trading as Global Alliance In Motion, an organisation that was later found to be non-existent. Before their arrest, the group paid for radio announcements for job opportunities which they purportedly had at their factory and main office in Lyantonde.
“On Friday he called some business associates who he supplied pork asking them to pay him. So they told him to pick the money on Saturday. So we think those that killed him wanted the money he had just collected, what we don’t know is whether they trailed him from Lyantonde or Mbarara,” he said.
The latest incident is the case of a seven months baby whose body was discovered in a bush at Kijjukizo B village in Lyantonde town council on Tuesday. Kamugasha says the body was discovered by herdsmen who immediately notified the residents and local authorities.
It is alleged that the suspects Dennis Kiberu, who was driving a Premio vehicle registration number UBD 184N from Lyantonde town to take them to Kasambya village to purportedly pick up a patient from a shrine. However, when they reached a secluded area, they told him to stop. They suddenly grabbed and tied him.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says Bongo and other NUP members held an unlawful assembly contrary to the Health Ministry guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of Coronavirus-COVID-19
Kereni Namara, the Lyantonde District Police Commander, says they picked up Brian Muyanja and Simon Ssentamu with the help of operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence using the number they left behind asking one of their victims to send them money after taking his number plate.
According to Mawulugungu, the school managed convened an emergency assembly to get to the bottom of the matter. They discovered that a senior one student had delivered the baby and dumped it in the latrine. He says they immediately called Police, which recovered the baby girl from the pit latrine alive.
Lyantonde Resident District Commissioner Suleiman Tiguragara Matojo says that they have received complaints against caretakers at different cattle ranches involved in the fishy supply of meat on the local market.