Covid-19: How Ugandans died at the hands of security agents

Beaten. LDU officers beat up a man who had failed to follow the presidential directive during lockdown in downtown, Kampala. PHOTO | ALEX ESAGALA

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  • The breakfast menu at the eatery was Katogo of mostly boiled plantain with either beef or beans, or cassava and beans served along with black tea.
    Early morning on May 12, Ms Evelyne together with another of Ismail’s customers boarded the motorcycle for what turned out to be a fatal journey.
  • The party was stopped at a roadblock that had been mounted by the police and Local Defence Unit officers at the intersection between Eng Zikusooka way and the road that leads to Walukuba.

On the night of May 11, Evelyn Namulondo placed what was a routine call to Ismail, her usual boda boda service provider to confirm the departure time for the next morning. They were to leave at around 6am, 30 minutes before the previously 7pm to 6.30 am government imposed curfew.
Were they not aware of the curfew hours? Ms Jennifer Namulondo, says that they were but her elders sister ran a make shift eatery in Harakaharaka Garage.

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