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.
Bakashaba says that the body had deep cuts on the face, head, back and stomach, which shows that he was hacked to death. He says that they have since launched a manhunt for the catechist who has fled the village.
On Monday evening, the deceased’s relatives ganged up together with other residents attacked Nsibomwana’s family. They torched more than ten houses, destroyed crop gardens and killed several animals including goats and cows.
Godwin Munanura, the area LC1 Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that although Turyamureba sounded an alarm, it was too late for residents to save his life as they found him already dead when they arrived at the scene.
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.
Civil Division Judge Phillip Odoki has issued the order saying that if the application seeking to have the suspects produced in court is not heard urgently, there is a likelihood of continuous infringement of the suspects' constitutional right to liberty since they have been in detention for more than 48 hours.
A statement from the Judiciary shows that the court will handle 22 appeals against conviction for aggravated defilement, 14 for murder, three are for aggravated robbery and one for rape. Most of the appeals arise from judgments issued between 2010 and 2016.
According to Hakiza, the deceased disappeared from his home on April 10, 2021, after selling his house at Shillings 10 million. This prompted his relatives to notify police that commenced investigations into the matter.
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.
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.
Katusabe, a dealer in second-hand motorcycles in Duhaga, Hoima West division, went missing on Friday after he left his work station to meet a yet to be known person, in Kyangwali sub-county, Kikuube district, where he was going to buy a motorcycle.