On Sunday night, another group of people, believed to be from the Basongora attacked the same villages and set ablaze seven houses.According to Maria Mukandanga a 60-year-old woman, the attackers claimed that Mukandanga and her family were squatting on land that does not belong to them.
Willy Lugoloobi, the District chairperson for Kalangala instead wondered why government would dispose off such a marine vessel yet many island district and the central government needed such vessels to boost trade.
The deceased whose identity is yet to be confirmed was shot dead as police officers and military personnel fired bullets and tear gas to disperse crowds that had gathered to protest of the continued detention Robert Kyagulanyi, the Kyadondo East MP.
Emilian Kayima, the police spokesperson, says that two police officers have been arrested over the shooting. According to Kayima, the officers include Corporal Kefa Moshi and Police Constable Morris Cheptai.
The Land Commission has this afternoon learnt that a total of 15,000 residents of seven villages in Njeru Town Council, Buikwe district face eviction after three men claimed ownership of a square mile of land on which they are settled.
Julius Katongole, a relative who has been taking care of the MP since Friday says that Zaakes health started normalizing. He, however, says that Zaakes condition worsened last night when he fell off from his hospital bed and hurt his neck.
They are demanding that the commission takes immediate action to ensure that Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has access to his personal doctors and that he should be detained in a gazetted facility, other than a military barracks.
The CSOs say that what transpired in Arua is equivalent to extrajudicial killing, torture and mutilation of Ugandans. They say torture and killing of Ugandans has never been a part and parcel of terms of reference of any security agency.
The members of the pressure group told journalists in Kampala that the Ugandan government should be held liable for violating the rights of its people and sanctioning inhumane and degrading treatment against those in custody.
Those suspended and their results cancelled are Jackeline Abuni, Diana Aryemo, Judith Acio, Susan Faith Auma, Sandra Sharon Apio, Sarah Acen, Maxwell Ojungu and Oliver Awor.Three other students including Juliet Akello, Gloria Akello and Polly Akullo had their last semesters result cancelled.
Ochan made the statement this morning shortly after visiting the legislators in Gulu Central Prison, where they were remanded after their court appearance on Thursday. They were charged with Treason, alongside 30 other people with whom they were arrested in Arua, a week ago.
Patrict Okumu and Jackson Owonda both fishermen attached to Kaiso Landing site in Tonya Parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district were on July 16, 2018 abducted by suspected armed men from the Democratic Republic of Congo while carrying fishing activities on the lake Albert waters.
The demonstrators, most of them youths, began walking from Kisekka Market and Kampala road heading to Constitutional Square from where they would move to Makindye Military Barracks. The protests have since spread to Kampala Road, Nasser Road, Ndeeba, Nateete and Old Kampala.
Mabirizi states that the actions of UPDF to remand and sentence non- members of UPDF to the military barracks/facilities after appearing before the general court-martial are inconsistent because the act contravenes with the supreme law of the constitution and violates the independence of the judiciary.