According to the Annual Crime report released on Monday, members of the gang shot and killed six people and left six others injured. The gang committed 20 crimes, robbed 23 million shillings, and stole 243 mobile phones, one motorcycle and a pistol.
Joe Walusimbi, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner blames the Judiciary for frustrating their efforts to rid the area of crime, through what he described as granting unwarranted bails and lenient sentences to suspects even on conviction.
Museveni said that the murderers have provoked his government and that they would be crushed receiving an applause from the Members of Parliament, several diplomats and government officials who had gathered to listen to the budget presentation.
Even with the recent elimination of Musa Galiwango and Muhammad Kiddawalime; who police say were responsible of the attacks, the region has however continued to witness similar incidents which are of late common in Kyotera district.
Robert Nabimanya, the Mbarara District Internal Security Officer, says some of the boda boda motorists operate in violation of the security guidelines that require them to always wear identification cards, reflectors and inform their stage chairpersons on their movements.
Rogers Muhiirwa, the Under Secretary Uganda Police Force, says they need the money to expand the surveillance system, saying the available CCTVs only cover a few areas in Kampala central business district and Entebbe road.
Prosecution led by the State Attorney Grace Nabaggala Ntege told court that on March 24th at the Field Force Unit-FFU detach in Kidondo Cell in central division, Kasese district, Mumbere together with others still at large killed Police Constable, Geoffrey Kasimba.
Police in Kanungu has arrested four people in connection with the September 30th murder of Emmanuel Tumwebaze (27). The Nyamigoyi trading centre resident from Kanungu district was killed after a quarrel in a bar.