Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday morning that the suspects have been conniving with the iron bar hitmen to buy stolen items from their victims such as television sets, laptops and mobile phones at cheaper prices and later sell them in their shops.
The businessmen from the areas of Joo, Tchomia, Muvaramu and Kasenyi in the Eastern part of the DRC crossed to Kampala through the lake Albert waters on Wednesday last week. They had planned to cross back to DR Congo on Saturday
The deceased, identified as Anthony Saturday was found lying in a pool of blood a few meters away from his home in Kitwego. Saturday a resident of Kitwego cell, Bufundi Sub County, owned a restaurant and a shop in Nyarushija trading centre.
Atalyebwa owned several businesses such as ATACO Country Resort in Fort Portal and ATACO Freight Services Limited. The deceased was among the few wealthy people in Fort Portal who engaged in business in the early 1990s.
A family member told URN on condition of anonymity that Tumwijukye left home on Sunday morning to withdraw cash from his mobile money account in Kisoro town to facilitate the purchase and transportation of Irish potatoes from Rubanda to Kampala.
Prosecution led by Kabale State Attorney, Gloria Inzikuru, told court that on July 29th 2012, while at Kabahangaara cell in Karubanda ward in Southern division of Kabale municipality, Twinomuhangi murdered Asasira in contravention of section 188/189 of the penal code act.
Two people are in custody at Kabale Central Police station after they were allegedly found in possession of government drugs. The two are identified as Frank Ensinikweri, 34 and Tom Akampurira who is aged 25. They are both businessmen from Kibeho cell, Murambi parish, Rweikiniro sub county in Ntungamo District.
Mbarara Municipality generates 150 tonnes of waste every day and only manages to collect 120 tonnes to the dumping site at Kenkombe in Kakiika division. The waste remains a common sight in the town with some of it littered in front of shops and trenches.
Police in Ibanda and Bushenyi districts are yet to confirm whether the dead body found in an abandoned car in Ibanda Municipality is that of John Rwamutwe alias Hedex, a businessman from Bushenyi who went missing two days ago.
Sabiiti, who is also a political Assistant to Honorable Sam Bitangaro, the Bufumbira South Member of Parliament was shot by unknown gunmen at around 08:00pm while at the gate of his home Birembo cell, Rutare parish Chahi sub county Kisoro District.
Isaiah Ndugga (38), Harriet Nakubulwa (28), and their son Kaweesi (1) were found dead in their home on Saturday morning. It is believed their attackers struck Friday night. They managed to gain entry into the house by smashing a hole through one of the walls. They then proceeded to hack the family to death with machetes.