The deployment of the two armed guards at every guard duty which will come at the cost of the client. Currently, the average cost of an earned guard per month is Shillings 600,000 but the price is expected to increase to Shilling 1.2million to cater for the second guard.
Charles Okene, a resident of Kalinabiri 2 zone in Bukit 2 Parish in Nakawa Division in Kampala shot himself through the neck in full view of his colleague, Lucas Opio. The bullet exited from the top of the head.
According to the quarterly budget performance report for the financial year 2017/2018 and 2018/19 of the force, under non-tax revenue of up to 21.9bn in the financial year 2017/2018, 1.5bn was collected from firearms licensing and 1.1 collected from hiring.
Mukungu, who claims to have returned from a Peace Keeping Mission in the Democratic of Congo-DRC, is accused of using his firearm to terrorize residents. His arrest comes a week after Soo Jun, the manager of Skyfat Leather industries lost Shillings 15 million to thugs at gun point in rock village.
President Museveni is optimistic that the deployment will go a long way in curtailing such crimes until other security measures like the installation of security cameras in major towns are implemented. But Members of Parliament are worried that the deployment will instead increase the number of guns in the hands of unprofessional people.
Following the shooting, president Museveni personally dashed to the crime scene. Museveni who arrived at the scene at around 11:50pm dressed in a cream jacket and his trademark hat signaled to residents who were watching from a safe distance to converge.
A reliable source at the Makindye based military court told URN that Kayihura asked for permission from the Chairman, Lt Gen Andrew Gutti on Monday to travel to Nairobi for treatment, which was granted.
Benson Byaruhanga Mworozi, the Luweero District Police Commander, says two thugs ridding on motorcycles attacked two pump attendants at Dawson Pump Fuel Station around 2am on Sunday night and tied them with the help of security guard before accessing the safe.
Charles Gimadu, the LCI chairperson Mayiyi village in Bumugibole Sub County, says the shooting has triggered tension between the community and UWA rangers. He however, says no meeting has been convened to diffuse the tension regarding the use of the National Park by residents.
According to information obtained by our reporter, two armed thugs donning military uniform stopped Kayongos private car at around 3am claiming to be operatives from the Special Forces Command. They reportedly persuaded Kayongo to surrender his pistol to help them in their operation since President Yoweri Museveni was expected in Kyotera the following day.
Annet Nakazzi, another resident says Abiriga waved to children while driving in his yellow Volkswagen car with his bodyguard and promised to return after breaking his fast not knowing that he was driving in an ambush.