The residents say that the health facilities that are in a dilapidated state are frustrating efforts of providing residents access to essential health services, like antenatal health care, family planning services, immunization, and antimalarial treatment.
“A woman whom we are yet to identify opened a kiosk in this area yesterday (Friday). She hired electricians to illegally connect power in her premises, which I highly think might have been the main trigger behind today’s electricity circuit,” he said.
The victims who are currently nursing injuries at Kamuli general hospital include 25-year-old Joel Waiswa and Jackson Muzimba aged 30 years. They were allegedly shot on Wednesday by Jimmy Ebong, a security guard attached to Security Systems Limited.
Charles Nampendo, the Senior Physical Planner of Jinja city says that two plots along the main street are undeveloped whereas, eight others were condemned as unfit for human habitation but the owners are yet to respond positively.
“I misbehaved and sinned against our prophet, which prompted some of my colleagues to beat me up. They claimed that it was an act of instilling discipline in me. However, I am in too much pain,” she said.
Security has now been heightened with temporary roadblocks accompanied by armoured vehicles stationed at the different junctions leading to the court premises, to control crowds that are likely to emerge as Sakwa returns to the court. Journalists, lawyers and some court officials have also been blocked from accessing the heavily guarded building.
Nuwagaba had spent 17months out of university service following his dismissal on May 23rd, 2018 by the University Appointments Board for alleged extortion and bribery. However, the university Human Resource Director, Richard Mugisha reinstated Nuwagaba in a September 10th, 2019 letter and deployed him as the Chief Custodian of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology –CEDAT.
Eng. Frank Kitumba was evicted by a team from the University Estates, Works Directorate, security guards and police officers in what his lawyers described the eviction as unfortunate and contempt of the law.
Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
The officer said that he and his boss Lt. Col Erias Byamukama later signed on the exhibits but didnt record the machetes, axes and iron bars recovered from the offices. According to procedures, an arresting officer is expected to record or document all recoveries from the crime scene as exhibits for purposes of satisfying court that his testimony is genuine.