Peter Lukimoi shot the unidentified suspected thief at around 1:30a.m as he responded to an alarm by area residents of Nyabisojo-Kimigi cell in Kisalizi ward, Buliima town council in Masindi district when thugs raided the area.
It is alleged that on Sunday night at around 11:30p.m, six suspected thugs armed with pangas, raided the farm and attacked Awori with an intention of disarming her and stealing the cattle from the farm. They allegedly grabbed her but, in self-defence, she discharged a bullet that hit one of the thugs.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson explains that as Oluka, other UPDF and police officers were enforcing curfew, they met Tumwesigye at night and tasked him to explain why he was moving past curfew time.
Several police investigators were seen at Kisota Road Kisaasi-Kyanja junction trying to figure out whether this could have been the exit route used by the assailants. Not even interviews with the residents in the vicinity could help.
Elwelu is accused of shooting dead Anita Namukisa Tumusiime during the victory party Shadrack Muhumuza, the Kizirafumbi Sub county LC 3 Chairperson elect in Kikuube district. The incident happened on Sunday night at around 11 pm.
Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson says the suspect is locked up at Jinja central police station. Ngako says detectives have been dispatched to investigate circumstances which led to the shooting.
Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Ssemakula Luttamaguzi said the killings of People Power supporters is aimed at forcing them to abandon the demand for change in leadership. Luttamaguzi says that there is increasing intolerance against opposition supporters whom he cautioned to brace themselves for the worst in the run up to the 2021 elections.
According to preliminary information obtained by our reporter, Tibesigwa was gunned down when a team of police officers comprising of Sergeant Daivd Twebaze, Detective Constable Agaba Busingye and Special Police Constable Baziira Begumisa from Kebisoni Police station invaded the disco hall accusing the organisers of staging an illegal event.
Deo Obura, the Albertine Region Police Commander-RPC, says Mawa’s body was recovered on Saturday last week. According to Obura, the NFA officers shot the deceased on June 25, 2019 when they found him together with nine others reportedly cutting trees in the forest.