Rwomushana in held at police for defying presidential directives

By Sania Babirye

Four people including 2021 presidential aspirant Charles Rwomushana are currently in cells of city hall court awaiting to be charged for defying presidential directives on COVID19 by driving within curfew hours.

These are to be charged with Disobedience of lawful orders.

Others include Opondo Dem Caster, Mubiru James and Ali Abdallah.

Prosecution states that on the 29th of July at around 4am,1am,3am in the morning the four while at Kamyokya in Kampala district, disobeyed the presidential orders when they were found driving during curfew hour times.

Local defense personnel shoot one dead while enforcing curfew

By Robert Segawa

A group of local defense personnel who were foot patrolling while imposing curfew have shot dead one and left other nursing bullet injuries in Kween district.

The deceased has been identified as Alfred Mwanga aged 46 year resident of Kapkwat village in Kapkwat Sub county.

According to the Sipi region police spokesman Fredrick Chesang, another person identified as David Chemusito 30 years of age also resident of Kamujong village was also been injured in incident and is currently admitted in Kapchorwa hospital.

He adds that police have launched investigation to arrest all culprit and bring them to book.

Kadaga asks government to review punishments for those moving during curfew time

By Alice Lubwama

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to consider other forms of punishment for the people who do not respect the curfew hours.

This was after some Members of Parliament raised concerns that many people are arrested and packed in cells including the disabled and elderly people.

The legislators are now wondering why the people are being encouraged to keep the social distance yet when arrested they are packed in one place.

Lwemiyaga county MP Theodre sekikubo says he has watched the lame being shipped to kitalya prison for moving past curfew time.

Sekikubo noted that people have been remanded in wheel chairs,which is a shame to the the country.” Yes we are under covid19 quarantine but we should not be seen to be heartless”.He said.

Young man jailed for moving during curfew hours

By Sania Babirye

A 20year old man who was arrested for moving during Curfew hours has been charged and remanded to Kitalya government prison.

Wycliff Wanzavona appeared before Makindye court chief magistrate Prosy Katushabe who charged him with defying a presidential directives and theft of sodas.

He has however denied the said offenses and has been remanded to Kitalya until the 19th of May for trial.

According to the charge sheet, the suspect on the 18th of April 2020 was found in Makindye moving during curfew time.

Prosecution further states that on the same date the accused stole sodas valued at 400,000shillings property of Patrick Kwizera.