Fred Enanga, the Police spokesperson said that the Inspector general of police instructed the director of operations AIGP Edward Ochom to change tactics and start arresting and seizing all properties and gadgets in such bars that continue defying the COVID-19 guidelines in place.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said that Matovu was gunned down by a team of Joint Counter-Terrorism Officers when he jumped off a Police Patrol Truck moments after he was arrested at the scene in Naguru.
Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said in the same week the Police counter terrorism and bomb squad teams responded to four other suspicious terror scares reported by the general public in Katabi town council, Nsambya, Ggaba, and along Gayaza Roads, but all had no explosives.
But to Police, the respective advisories were not discriminate in nature and requires specific details which were not availed. Enanga also added however that if they were to go by detail, Komamboga was not one of those that were even mentioned in the advisory.
Noah Mukasa Sserumaga, one of the area leaders told Uganda Radio Network –URN that the explosion was heard minutes to 9:00pm at Digida eating point. Moments later, the area was engulfed in smoke and sounds of people crying for help.
The directive follows a weekend incident where a 40-year-old former driver with the United Nations-UN was lynched by a group of violent boda boda riders in Mengo-Katale after knocking one of their colleagues on Sunday.
In Kampala metropolitan areas, Police and -UPDF said they have registered more than four incidents in the past one week of civilians attacking security personnel enforcing the curfew time that starts at 6:00pm for motorbikes and 7:00pm for all vehicles and persons, with intention of disarming or injuring them.
This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
According to police, the suspects were picked up in connection to anonymous letters threatening to Kalema together with John Marry and Andrew Ssebowa among others including journalists in Entebbe municipality.
According to the police, the post-mortem was conducted by a team of four pathologists who included Dr Moses Byaruhanga from police, Brig Gen. Dr Steven Kusasira, the UPDF Director Medical Service and Dr Ben Kiyingi the deceased’s doctor.
On Monday police spokesman Fred Enanga said the distribution is likely to lead to the spread of the corona virus. He advised all people distributing food to stop and take the food to the district COVID-19 task force coordinators for proper distribution.
Owoyesigyire says detectives from Natete Police station visited the scene and recovered two bullets cartridges from a pistol and unspecified items from the deceased's vehicle as part of the exhibits in the ongoing investigations.
The Assistant inspector general of Police- AIGP Asan Kasigyire said that they have noted that the perpetrators with fake covid-19 positive certificates are presenting them to security personnel on roadblocks and in fear of being infected by the virus, the personnel gives them a go way quickly.