Police arrested two NUP leaders who include Afua Namayimba, Division Councilor elect for Kyebando and Agnes Namukula Division elect Councilor for Rubaga. They are currently being detained at Kiira Road Police Station on charges of inciting violence.
The girl was arrested on 22 February for interrogation in connection to a testimony she made in Kiru Church of Uganda, where she reportedly said she has been serving evil spirits together a Member of Parliament and that they were responsible for some of the bad things including some undisclosed deaths that happened in Abim district, over time. The girl reportedly made her testimony on Sunday 21st in public during a deliverance prayer at Kiru Church of Uganda.
Among the six killed in the past two weeks is Benjamin Lomongin, a parish chief of Nabwal in Iri- Iri Sub County who was shot dead when muggers attacked his home on January 30. The community now faults the police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF for failing to provide security to the communities.
Mugisha who was elected on the NUP ticket says that in addition to those who are missing and their relatives not certain where they are, there are tens of bedridden victims nursing injuries and in severe pain caused by the would security personnel who are expected to protect their lives and property.
The now threatened say they also get people who confront them one on one, asking them to coordinate with the alleged security organs that abducted their relatives to have them set free or else their lives may also not survive. They have now reported a case of threatening at Nama police station under reference number, SD/04/22/01/2021.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesman, says that the three policemen who were on patrol found people operating normally past curfew hours and ordered them to close their businesses to go home. According to Owoyesigyire, when they resisted, Gerald Agaba opened fire killing Nsejje instantly. He adds that when the SPCs tried to disarm Agaba, he shot them too.
Until now, Amuriat says, the trio’s brutal murder has remained a mystery despite different conspiracy theories surrounding the gruesome incident. The barefooted candidate explained that the news of Kaweesi’s cold-blooded murder shocked the nation but to date details about the masterminds are still uncertain.
Eyewitnesses say Lwanga climbed a jack-fruit tree to access the power-line as usual but he accidentally tapped the wire where hang clothes. No sooner had Lwanga reached the ground than their fate unfolded. First, his young brother touched the bare wire and got electrocuted.
There have been a series of protests since the incident with persistent calls for the top National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership to reprimand their candidate- Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, incumbent Kyotera constituency MP, for allowing his supporters to disorganize the DP rally.
The 36 people, mostly youth below 25 years, have been produced in Kalisizo Magistrate’s Court where Joy Nambozo, the Chief Magistrate remanded them. They all maintained their innocence saying they are victims of circumstances.