Victim accounts and police statements show that the gangs operate along the Northern by-pass covering the Bwaise-Namungoona-stretch, Hoima Road, Nabweru-Bwaise areas and other suburbs in Nansana Municipality. They don white or black tracksuits.
Now, in a statement issued this afternoon, Next Media Services, which owns NBS TV, says it commissioned an investigation into the illegal sale of Government drugs in partnership with the British Broadcasting Corporation-BBC.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says that Godfrey Badyebe, Kassim Muhammad and Shafiq Kisame were picked up from Makindye on Wednesday night where they were meeting unidentified medical officer to sell them government drugs.
On January 30, 2019, Mukisa led CMI operatives to a swamp in Kireka Biira Nakabugo Parish in Wakiso district where he had dumped the minors body after strangling him to death and removing some body parts.
Police are hunting for the security guard who reportedly provided the group with information indicating that the deceaseds wife, Dora Asio, an accountant by profession usually returns home with cash. The guard is also said to have given the group a plan on how they could access the house during his absence.
Babirye was picked up from Kamuli district last week in connection to the kidnap of two children from Nsangi town Council in Wakiso district. She was tracked down by a team of detectives from Kampala Metropolitan Police and Nsangi Police Station when she called the parents of her victims demanding a ransom of Shillings 5 million.
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.