On Monday afternoon, security authorities led by Lilian Ruteraho Tushemereirwe, the Rubanda Resident District Commissioner, and Banes Aine, the Officer-in-Charge of the Criminal Investigations at Rubanda Police Station convened a meeting at Kitahurira Catholic parish to calm down angry residents who were threatening to lynch the suspects.
Captain Apollo Kwesiga aged, 32, attached to Masaka armoured brigade is currently held at Rukiga Police station together with Benon Arinaitwe, 37, a driver and Patience Nsiime. The two allegedly kidnapped Stephen Mugabo from his home in Kakamba village, Kibanda Parish Kamwezi Sub County on Saturday.
Patrick Abeneimwe, the Muko Sub County, LCIII chairperson says that Kwesiga torched his family home around 5:30 pm on Saturday evening and went into hiding. He says that the incident came shortly after Kwesiga developed a serious dispute with his wife, Rachael Ahimbisibwe about three weeks ago.
Mutuzo also told our reporter that she ordered the arrest of the eight suspects after preliminary investigations showed that after the arson attack, they ran away instead of helping to save the
lives of the deceased family members.
After police found Sinowa’s body alone at the clinic without any UPDF personnel to avail more information, it was picked and taken to Kabale regional referral hospital mortuary in Kabale district for postmortem.
According to Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson Elly Maate, the suspected motive for suicide was the deceased's desire to dodge arrest, having been a habitual thief wanted by police on various charges of stealing cattle
Moses Twakiire, an eye witness says that it all started when Gaudesia Bamwangiraki made an alarm around 9:00 AM about the disappearance of his cow. Shortly after reporting the matter at Bubaare police post, it was discovered that Barekye Bamwangiraki’s son had stolen the cow and sold it to Martin Ndyomugyenyi, a resident of Bubare trading centre.
Byamukama, 31, a resident of Murore village in Rubanda Town Council was arrested on grounds that he knocked Tushabe on Wednesday morning. According to police, Tushabe who was knocked with a speaking Nissan Fuga registration number UBF-903L is now nursing broken legs at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.
Polly Muhangi, the Hamurwa Sub County LC III Chairperson says that Niwagaba returned home around 5PM on Friday and found his wife with another man in their marital bed. According to Muhangi, the Naturinda connived with her lover who is still at large to kill her husband.
According to Maate, while the bus is licensed to carry 39 passengers, it was carrying 36 passengers contrary to the guidelines that they should carry half of their capacity in line with Covid19 guidelines. Ten of the passengers were Congolese nationals whose destination hasn’t been revealed.
Fred Besigye, one of the deceaseds relatives says that the incident occurred after the vehicle, a Toyota Prado registration number UAU 061H, in which the deceased was travelling in veered off the road and overturned several times.
The deceased is identified as Phillip Werondere, a resident of Shebeya II village in Bufundi Sub County. According to the village Chairman Reuben Kabahoze, the deceased had a misunderstanding with his wife over a piece of land which Werondere wanted to sell early this year.
On Thursday, a team from Marines Police, under the command of Kigezi Region Police Commander, Richard Ecega, and the Rubanda District Police Commander, Tai Ramadhan, spent over five hours searching for the bodies in the lake.
A 27-year-old man in Rubanda district was on Friday evening lynched by an angry mob accusing him of killing his father. The police spokesperson for Kigezi Region, Elly Maate, says that Jasper Turyasingura accused his father, James Turyasingura, of failure to surrender a share on his sisters dowry.
The deceased is identified as Gerald Wednesday, 19, a resident of Nyarurambi cell. He was arrested on Wednesday, alongside another suspect Godfrey Owobugabe, with whom he allegedly breaking into a shop in Nfasha trading Center Muko Sub County, where he was suspected to stealing four million Shillings,
The deceased, identified as Anthony Saturday was found lying in a pool of blood a few meters away from his home in Kitwego. Saturday a resident of Kitwego cell, Bufundi Sub County, owned a restaurant and a shop in Nyarushija trading centre.