Twaha Ssemanda, the former Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department told court that they had found leads that Pastor Mugambe could have been killed because of a land feud, money from abroad and 500million shillings accruing from the sale of cocaine.
It\'s now two years and two months since the death of Pastor Mugambe who was killed along with eight family members. Mugambe was killed along with his family on 13th January 2013 at Mutegombwa village in Kanabulemu village in Kyebe sub-county, Rakai district. The killing of so many people at once shocked not just Rakai district but Uganda.
Pastor Steven Mugambe\'s family has petitioned the Chief Registrar of Courts of Judicature over the mismanagement of his murder case. The Kyebe Pentecostal Church pastor was murdered along with 8 family members in Rakai district January 13, 2013.
The Police Standards Unit has been deployed in Rakai district to investigate allegations by Ponsiano Lwakataka\'s relatives that police is mismanaging the cases against him. Noah Serunjogi, the Regional police spokesperson, confirms the development.
Taban Kiriga, the Officer in charge of criminal investigations Rakai district explained to URN that Lwakataka is wanted in connection with the brutal murder of nine family members in Kyebe Sub County in Rakai district last year.
The six survivors and witnesses in the recent murder that occurred at Kisunku village in Lwankoni Sub-county-Rakai district have been given special protection following the arrest of the key suspect in the case.
The suspect identified as Richard Musoga, was arrested last evening while he attempted to escape to Kalangala islands hours after he was allegedly involved in the murder of one person and injuring four other members of the same family.
A man believed to have participated in the murder of Pastor Steven Mugambe and his family of eight has been remanded to Masaka prison. The suspect is Tanzanian national Vincent Fangesi â€œKanyamaâ€ (29).
The Uganda Police Force has finally released the photograph of Fred Mujulizi, the man wanted for a number of murders in Rakai. Police describe Mujulizi as a highly dangerous individual who will not hesitate to kill if he suspects he is about to be exposed. Extreme caution is advised when dealing with him.
Last month, Police arrested Baloja in connection with the murder of a couple identified as Maureen Namaato and her husband Charles Yiga. The couple\'s killing continued a worrying trend that has seen over 30 people murdered in their homes.
In most of the murders, the assailants drill holes through walls to gain access to their victims and hack them to death. At least 35 people have been killed in the Southern Uganda districts of Masaka, Lwengo, Sembabule and Rakai by unidentified assailants since this year begun. The latest victims , six, killed at the beginning of this week in Rakai and Masaka.
Because of Balojjaâ€™s strong ties with prominent politicians and top police detectives in the southern region, police secretly summoned him until when information leaked to the media today that he was questioned for over three hours on matters concerning the land dispute with Yiga that could have led to his death.
Over 50 residents from Kiwuula village in Mijwala Sub County have stormed Ssembabule Central Police station demanding explanation as to why police have failed to stop the mystery killings that are spreading in the area.
Presidentâ€™s Press Secretary Tamale Mirundi questioned if the Member of Parliament is known beyond Rakai to issue an ultimatum to the president for intervention saying that those ultimatums do not work.