Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says that the suspect was lured into using witchcraft as a source of wealth, and at a point of no return, he was advised to kill kill his wife as a sacrifice.
According to reports, the suspect threatened to kill Ayo in case she tries to resist or make an alarm. The victim was later rushed to Iceme HC IV for medical examination while Aporo was arrested hours later while trying to flee.
The investigations follow a postmortem report from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital that indicated that Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol died due injuries inflicted on them. The duo died in two separate incidents on January 1, 2022.
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identified the deceased as Lydia Wanyuki a maid in Munyonyo who was killed by Patrice Ochen in one of estates in Lubowa, in Makindye-Ssabagabo, in Wakiso District.
The two suspects; Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol died in two separate incidents on Saturday. Ojakol was allegedly found hanging in a lone cell at Bukedea Central Police Station while Okwalinga is reported to have fainted and died while in a search for exhibits.
Addressing journalists at Police headquarters Naguru, the Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said that in addition to 29 suspects who have been in detention, the teams have arrested four more suspects behind the deadly attacks of police officers, bringing the total to 33 suspects in custody.
According to Kasasira, trouble started after 19-year-old Yoweri Kasasira, who is at large, went to Natukunda’s home in Buhweju district and tricked him that he was going to sell him a cow. Natukunda decided to follow Kasasira to Ibanda with Shillings 6million for buying the cow.
Ageca says that unknown assailants armed with machetes attacked Opolot while he was seated in his compound. The assailants reportedly cut Opolot on the back, neck and the jaw with a panga before disappearing
Anne Atim, the proprietor of Kawa Anne Enterprises, says that the loss is immense and comes at a time when she had acquired a new loan for her business. She says her new stock alone had more than UGX.70 million by Friday.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said that more than 500 motorcycles have remained unclaimed at different police stations in Kampala Metropolitan area, posing a challenge of space at the stations.
The recent operations in Kotido, Kaabong and other parts of Karamoja forced many men out of their homes in fear of being arrested as suspected cattle rustlers and tried in the military court, leaving just vulnerable persons in the homes in what police say could lead to more suffering of innocent people.
According to Enanga, preliminary police findings indicate that Kiyemba was the mastermind of the homemade explosive device that was detonated by Matovu Musafalu on Swift Safari bus that claimed the lives of two people.