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The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
The two-day exercise was scheduled to start today June 5, 2019. But according to the messages seen by URN, the internal audit office of the university and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration failed to agree on the method for conducting the exercise.
The investigation which seemed to have started in high gear have been delayed by failure of the Government Analytical Laboratory GAL to carry out forensic analysis into the blood samples presented by police investigators.
The object exploded while a student identified as 13-year-Old Ashraf Igembe was playing with it in the Primary Seven class. The object had been brought to class by another pupil identified as Abdul Kasozi, who picked it on his way home and kept it t before bringing it to school the next day.
Roland Tusiime Kamujanduzi, Byamukamas polling agent, says Kawaida was armed with a machete and stones during the attack and was in the company of two of his supporters only identified as Pajero and Ahmed.