By Robert Segawa
Territorial Police in greater Bushenyi has so far arrested two suspects who form part of a group of people that allegedly assaulted 66 year’s old woman suspecting her for being a witch doctor.
This comes after a video of helpless elderly woman Identified as Maria Kyomugisha went viral on social media showing her being canned by two people while capturing her on video.
Addressing a news conference at police headquarters in Naguru, Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga noted that it is believed that on 1st March 2020 the suspects found the 66 year old Maria Kyomugisha in a plantation of one Lukia Atuhungire in possession of a bird skull at Kyakabizi Shell in Bushenyi district and assaulted her by canning and later took her to police where police released her on police on charges of criminal trespass
But Fred Enanga noted that after the video which shows her while being canned went on viral Social media territorial police in greater Bushenyi launched the hunt for the suspects and two of them who includes Atuhungire Lukia and the owner of the plantation and Vicente Kamukama were arrested as they look for the prime suspect identified as Keith.
He maintained that police is currently investigating two files which includes that of criminal trespass which opened up on Maria Kyomugisha and that of assault which was opened up on the suspects which assaulted her
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.
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.