Kaweesi murder suspects sent to Luzira Maximum prison

By Sania Babirye

The 22 suspects charged with the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi the former police spokesperson have been remanded to Luzira prison.

The suspects had returned before Nakawa magistrate court for mention of their case.

However prosecution led by Joyce Anyago has informed Grade one magistrate Noah Sajjabi that investigations into the case are still ongoing.

They have now been remanded until the 1st of June 2017.

These are charged with 5 counts including murder, terrorism and aggravated robbery.

Prosecution states that the the suspects on the morning of 17th/March 2017 at Kulambiro within Kampala district shot dead AIGP Felix Kaweesi, his body guard Kenneth Erau and his driver Godfrey Wambewa as the trio drove in the official Uganda Police vehicle to work.

4 women are suspects behind the wave of attacks

By Robert Segawa

The Inspector General of Police, Gen.Kale Kayihura has revealed that there is some element of politics in the gangs terrorising the country.

Addressing journalists at Katwe police station, on national security Kayihura said that intelligence and interrogations have revealed that some of the acts of cutting people with pangas, beating and robbing them are orchestrated by people for political gains.

He said that they are still investigating the claims but noted this intended to cause fear and panic among the members of public.

General Kayihura also paraded 20 suspects who are alleged to be behind the wave of attacks throughout the country including in Greater Masaka area.

Among those paraded include their leaders from different parts of country.  These are Mulindwa Juma, of Sir Apollo Kagwa, Tusime Sulaiman of Makerere, Steven Ssenyonga Kibuye, Engola Charles a guard at Mt Zion hotel, Kajubi Ronald a rapist, four women among others.