The Deputy RCC Peter Banya says the suspects were on security’s wanted the list for the past two years and their arrest was meant to serve as a relief to the affected communities, who had endlessly filed complaints against them. However, their "peaceful escape" without any of the cells guards firing to scare them off raises suspicion of an inside job.
Angry residents of Nawansega village in Ibulanku Sub County lynched 27-year-old Emmanuel Wamuko this morning. Trouble for Wamuko started when he attempted to sell off two goats he is suspected to have stolen from the community. He was picked up by residents and handed over to police.
Pamela Ajilong, the Busoga East regional CID who addressed journalists at their Iganga based regional headquarters on Monday evening says the rider is alleged to have transported the shooter from the crime scene under the cover of darkness.
Diana Nandawula, the Kiira Regional Police Publicist says that the second gun was found at a residence in works zone, Nile Crescent road in Jinja town. It is suspected that the gun was abandoned by one of the guards, who plotted the robbery.
Detectives were surprised on Sunday morning when they went to conduct an early morning cell check and discovered that all the suspects were missing. The suspects were facing charges of murder and robbery.
The raid, followed intelligence information about a stolen taxi registration number UAQ 723E that was being vandalized inside the garage. Two patrol vehicles full of armed personnel were dispatched to the garage last evening, and, the motor vehicle was found without an engine and tyres.
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.
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.
On Thursday morning Zaake set off from Rubaga Hospital to Entebbe International Airport in an Ambulance belonging to Uganda Martyrs. He was accompanied by his lawyer Asuman Basalirwa, his family and Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana.