RDC Najjuma argues that those who are easily recruited are desperate and it is because they have lost a sense of direction. These recruits are then used by unscrupulous people or groups who have selfish interests.
Yusuf Kalyango the Chairperson LC 1 of Kizito zone says that the arson attacks occurred between 1-4am. Beatrice Nakalanzi an affected resident said that she smelt fuel inside the house at around 1am and thought it was from the motorcycle which is kept at the neighborhood.
It's not the first time that this woman has done this to her children according to neighbours, and a similar offense was witnessed when she broke the leg of her elder boy identified as Joseph Losike who is now about 8 years old.
Fred Egesa, the Ddungi Parish Chairperson, says that LC I chairpersons handed over their village stamps and registers and asked him to send them to the Residential District Commissioner, saying police has frustrated their work.
Police and the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces -UPDF are conducting voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region located in the neighbourhood of the armed communities of Turkana in Kenta and Toposa in South Sudan's Toposa.
Citing Kisowera parish in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, Ssebaggala, said that the illegal settlers started destroying and stealing church property including the two acres of eucalyptus trees which they cut and sold. He said that the squatters have also started selling off plots of land and erecting buildings on the land.
“It is unfortunate, this information reached to us late as security we did what we can at that moment. Good enough those women were released by the warriors alive, thanks to God,” said Longole in a statement on Saturday night. He called on the community to be vigilant by reporting such incidents or any crime immediately to security agencies.
Omoro Resident District Commissioner Ms Akany says she manage to arrest these four culprits on a tip-off from concerned residents who alerted her about the ongoing destruction of the Shea trees in Idure Village.
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.