The deceased was identified as Joseph Magoola who had been deployed to guard road construction equipment belonging to China Chongqing International Construction Company Limited- CICO, the company constructing the Hoima–Biiso-Butiaba-Wanseko road.
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.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that they got information about the birthday party and planted informants to monitor the situation and inform the police.
The suspects have been identified as Abudallah Mansur, Swalleh Adam and Rasul Maliamungu all residents of Arua district. Albertine police spokesman Julius Hakiza says they received intelligence led information that the trio had connived with some truck drivers belonging to CICO and siphoned fuel from their trucks.
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.
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 have been identified as Charles Katwkwa 35, Jesero Wandera 36 and Abudallah Kusiima 19. They were arrested on Monday in Buliisa town Council after they connived with CICO truck drivers and siphoned fuel from the trucks.
The suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of waylaying Adam Baguma 20, a boda boda rider and a resident of Kyakinaka Village Bwanswa Subcounty Kakumiro district on Monday night.
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.
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.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network the suspects attacked and destroyed two vehicles belonging to Mugasa’s camp. They smashed the windscreens of both vehicles.
The suspects whose identities have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing investigations were arrested on Wednesday night following an operation conducted by joint security operatives comprising of the police and the Uganda peoples defense forces-UPDF.