The suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of waylaying Adam Baguma 20, a boda boda rider and a resident of Kyakinaka Village Bwanswa Subcounty Kakumiro district on Monday night.
The suspects whose names have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of allegedly murdering Domian Byaruhanga, a resident of Kifumura village in Kyohairwe parish Buhanika sub county of Hoima district.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that 27 out of the 42 suspects were released on police bond over the weekend as per the advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions-DPP.
The deceased was strangled after being sexually violated, and the Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza told URN that so far one suspect, her former boy friend Gestephas Nkuuna, has been arrested to help police with investigations.
A nurse at Kagadi General Hospital told URN that the man in his 40s was rushed in critical condition to the health facility by police who found him dumped by the road side in Kyenzige Cell Kyenzige Town Council-Kagadi District last Saturday
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.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network the suspects attacked and destroyed two vehicles belonging to Mugasa’s camp. They smashed the windscreens of both vehicles.
They argue that the security personnel are partisan by siding with the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party. They also accuse the Electoral Commission of failing to take charge of the whole electoral process.
Tumukunde who arrived in Masindi from Buliisa district at 3pm was blocked by police led by the Masindi District Police commander Vincent Irama from holding a rally at Kijura market in Masindi town where he wanted to address the traders.
Police led by Irene Acheng, the Kikuube District Police Commander prevented Tumukunde from addressing rallies in all of the scheduled venues. He was scheduled to hold rallies at Buhimba, Kizirafumbi, Kabwoya and Katanga trading centers.
The suspects are believed to be the ring leaders who mobilized NUP supporters from various parts of Hoima City to block the Hoima-Fort Portal road who were protesting the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine, the President National Unity Platform-NUP.
Richard Seruggo, one of the passers-by who felt the wrath of teargas, says he was minding his business when he saw a police van throwing teargas. He says there was no chaos in the area and many people were going about their normal businesses.
Kabuleta, who was scheduled to hold his campaign rally at Masindi Booma grounds in Masindi town on Sunday, was received by hundreds of his supporters including Boda-Boda riders who met him at Kijura trading center, about 1 km away from Masindi town.
Luwero District Returning Officer Nathan Nabaasa asked candidates who intend to use outdoor megaphone community radios for their campaigns, to submit details about their activities to him, with a copy to the Police. Nabaasa also cautioned candidates against attracting crowds.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that by the time the police received the notification, it was too late to pursue the thugs. However, he adds, police personnel recovered two cartridges from the crime scene, and these were taken as exhibits as investigations into the matter continue.