Christopher Byarufu, a resident of Katikara sub-county wonders why no single suspect has been arrested in connection to all the robberies that have taken place since March this year, saying there could be a big loophole in security.
According to police, while in Hoima City on Monday evening around 5 pm on Monday evening, the suspects kidnapped Aisha Nema. They bundled their victim in a Toyota Premio registration number UBH 627C and drove off at breakneck speed.
The five suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of murdering Ramadhan Oyirwoth, a resident of Kapapi village in Kapapi sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Saturday night near Kamagongoro landing site in Walukuba parish Butiaba sub county in Buliisa district.
Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana and Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from their alleged involvement in the recent killings in the Greater Masaka region.
Peter Lukimoi shot the unidentified suspected thief at around 1:30a.m as he responded to an alarm by area residents of Nyabisojo-Kimigi cell in Kisalizi ward, Buliima town council in Masindi district when thugs raided the area.
Luke Owoyesigirye the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy spokesman says that during the 42 days lockdown, vehicles were excused because several roadblocks that were mounted in different parts of the city would cause delays.
Tumwejukye stormed the man's home on Friday afternoon, and ordered the sister to vacate the house immediately to the annoyance of the man, who instead picked a hand hoe and hit his supposed brother-in-law, ending his life instantly.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that they got information about the birthday party and planted informants to monitor the situation and inform the police.
According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigirye, the police released the vehicles after cautioning the drivers. He also says that police established that the impounded vehicles belonged to essential workers, but the drivers lacked proper identification.
Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central Police station is accused of impersonation as a Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI personnel with the aim of defrauding guest house owners in Hoima City of their money. He was arrested on Sunday afternoon in Hoima City.
Edina Nyinereza, the officer in charge of Masindi central police station told Uganda Radio Network that police got a tip off by area residents that the pastor was still conducting prayers and allowing many of his believers to access her church despite a presidential directive that banned religious gatherings as one of the ways of curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The six were caught red-handed by police conducting lessons in disregard of the presidential directive closing all schools for 42 days as part of the measures to contain the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The suspects have been identified as Abudallah Mansur, Swalleh Adam and Rasul Maliamungu all residents of Arua district. Albertine police spokesman Julius Hakiza says they received intelligence led information that the trio had connived with some truck drivers belonging to CICO and siphoned fuel from their trucks.
The suspect has been identified as Ronald Amanya, a resident of Hoima City. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that the suspect was arrested on Saturday while driving a vehicle registration number UBG 230N.