case geneva;”>Last Friday, malady Wakiso police arrested a one Enock Kizito, after pouring acid on his wife Mary Nansubuga, leaving her with terrible injuries on her face.
This happened at Katangondde village in Wakiso sub-county.
According to the victims’ children, their father came home at 2am with a bottle containing some liquid and there after they heard their mother screaming for help.
They found their mother lying helplessly on the floor, whimpering in excruciating pain.
She was rushed to the nearby hospital.
Kizito was subsequently arrested from a neighbouring town, according to Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi.
“There is a steady rise in crimes related to misuse of acid. Ugandans are warned against such acts that can attract charges of attempted murder,” cautioned Ssenkumbi.
In relation to the above, another man Richard Munyira was on Monday arrested and taken to Kireka police station after hiring a thug ( not identified ) to pour acid at Florence Naziwa, a resident of Kampala.
“Both suspects will be charged with causing bodily harm and attempted murder,” said Ssenkumbi.
thumb geneva;”>The online registration exercise kicked off on July 1, with hundreds registering their car particulars by filling a form on the URA website.
“We welcome these new log books because they have unique features that are not easily identified. Therefore forging them may not be simple as it has been with the older ones,” says Kampala Metropolitan Ibin Ssenkumbi.
He adds by calling upon all motor vehicle owners to re-register their vehicles and be availed with the new books, and those buying old or used vehicles should ensure that they get new log books from those selling them the vehicles.
Vehicle registration is to take a year, meaning it officially ends on June 30 next year.