Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that Lotyang run away after the attack but today he handed himself to Nakasongola Central Police Station where he was detained and a charge of murder preferred against him.
The deceased identified as John Ali a resident of Lucomo central village in Akurumo Parish was reportedly speared to death from his home at about 4 am on Wednesday by Simon Nagara. The suspect reportedly speared Ali on his left chest, killing him instantly.
The suspects are Medias Behemurwaki, who is wife to the deceased and two of her sons Ronald Talemwa and Francis Wamani, all residents of Mburamaizi village in Kinyarugonjo Sub County in Kagadi district.
It is alleged that the Chairperson together with three other suspects namely Patrick Balitwaha, John Byaruhanga and Moses Munaka - all fishermen attached to Kabanda landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district - killed Samuel Warom, 20, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Mbegu parish Kabaale sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Friday night at around 10p.m.
The suspects whose particulars have been concealed for fear of jeopardizing police investigations were arrested over the weekend from various parts of Kagadi. One of the suspects is a woman while the other is a man.
The body of Safi Mwiringire, a resident of Kyabitaka village in the Kyangwali refugee settlement area was found dumped in a sweet potato garden with fresh wounds on the head and face an indication that he was hit with a blunt object. The body was discovered on Friday evening.
They are accused of attacking and hacking to death Yasin Bakati,Rosa Afiyako and Safi Ayumani all residents of Okeche cell Karuma town Council Kiryandongo district. They also critically injured Safina Chandiru who is currently admitted in critical condition nursing severe wounds at Kiryandongo General Hospital.She sustained deep cuts in the head, face, both hands and stomach.
Prosecution led by Bushirah Nakanyike told the court presided over by Kiboga Grade One Magistrate; Michael Bbossa that while at Migongolomi village in Kikonda Sub County in Kyankwanzi district on November 23, 2020, the accused murdered her baby and dumped the body in the toilet.