Kasiima told URN in an exclusive interview that he has instructed traffic police and the Inspector of vehicles to engage the management of Tororo Cement Industries to ensure that DMCs trucks and incompetent drivers are discontinued from the roads.
Speaking during the handover of relief items donated by the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party on Sunday at Bukalasi Sub county headquarters, Godfrey Wanasolo, one of the victims, said most of the items like food, blankets, cooking oil, mattress ,saucepans and cups didnt reach the intended beneficiaries.
Police also say a pickup truck from Ofua refugee camp in Rhino camp is also said to have been swept off together with four people on board as it also tried to cross River Enyau on Monday to Omugo camp.
John Bosco Ocan, the Amuru District LC Vice Chairperson, says the state of the bridge worsened under heavy rains and traffic after big Lorries started plying it in search for tree logs and other agro produce.
The Rwizi Region Traffic Police Chief, Justine Opusi, says the officers fell off the truck. He explains that three officer sustained serious injuries and are hospitalised at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital while three other escaped with minor injuries.
In his affidavit, Kyiwa argues that there is no justifiable reason for holding the logs, adding that his repeated appeals to the relevant authorities to release the impounded logs have been futile prompting him to turn to court.
Godfrey Kabogoza, the Migyera town council LC 3 Chairperson, says their hands are tied, arguing that there is no way they can block the minors from joining the trade without addressing reasons why they leave their homes.
According to Esiko, after stealing the cows, the suspects loaded the animals on a Fuso truck registration number UAS 445C destined for Kyankwanzi district. Esiko says Hoima police immediately notified their counterparts in Kyankwanzi who mounted a road block and intercepted the truck.
The arrest of Besigye followed the deployment of several officers outside this home and those of other opposition politicians like City Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago and Ingrid Turinawe, the FDC Women League Chairperson.
According to an eye witness, unidentified gunmen shot the couple at around 8:40pm while walking to their home in Mwanjari trading center shortly after closing their Soda Depot in Kabale Central Market.