Taddeo Nsubuga, a psychiatric clinical officer in charge of Mityana Mental Health Clinic, says Katereggas situation wasnt strange to him as many residents are yet to understand that the epilepsy is a medical condition and resort to traditional healers to exorcise evil spirits with herbal concoctions and rituals.
Kiyimba told police that he had received death threats through phone calls and messages for almost three days. He provided police with the numbers that had been used to threaten him prompting the Flying Squad Unit to swing into action.
In one of the incidences, parents mobilized traditional healers to chase the evil spirits and thought that all was well. But on the first day of the examinations, a number of pupils were reportedly seen jumping out of their seats, yelling on top of their voices.
A highly placed officer told URN on Condition of anonymity that the bus was intercepted at around 11pm last night and brought to Kampala while the driver is still in detention at Mityana police station
Dr. Fred Lwasampijja, the Mityana District Health Officer, says the intake of some metals like iron might not be dangerous in the short run, but it has long term effects on some body organs like the liver, kidney and stomach among others.
Joseph Luzige, the Mityana District Chairperson, says that on the day of launching the project, an order was issued from the Police Lands Protection Unit at Kibuli directing the area police commanders to halt any activity on the land.
Justice Bamugemereire notes that in most cases when there is a land dispute, instead of reporting the case, the landlords connive with the police and open charges of criminal trespass and malicious damage of property against the squatters.
Captain Yahaya Kakooza, the Mityana Resident District Commissioner, says some criminals have now resorted to recruiting minors because they have realised that police, the public and laws are lineate to minors.