Emma Eduki Egesa, the Buteba sub-county LC 3 chairperson, says that they noticed poor service delivery at the health facility because some of the health workers who were demanding their fieldwork allowances had laid down tools.
Suleiman Barasa, a resident of Bulumbi village, says that they were digging a spring well and landed on gold cores. He explains that using his experience as an artisanal miner for the last ten years, they crushed the gold core and found two points of gold.
According to preliminary police findings, the thugs accessed the bank by cutting the windows behind the bank premises. Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South police spokesperson, says that the thugs vandalized both the closed-circuit television- cameras-CCTV and some office doors as they searched for the keys to the strong room.
Moses Johnson Mugwe, the Bukedi South Police spokesperson says that they recieved a tip off about Apio's death from one the patrons who had gone to drink in the bar. He however, says that by the time officers arrived at the scene Mukama and his employees had already fled into hiding.
The suspects have been identified as Edrine Sifuna and Musana Walusimbi, both residents of Busia Municipality. They were arrested on Thursday evening in an operation conducted by both the flying squad and field force unit- FFU police force in Sofia village, Eastern division.
The victim's father, Stephen Wafula, the LC 2 chairperson of Buhatuba parish, says that he heard someone calling his daughter’s name around 9:00 PM and she vanished from home shortly after supper, which prompted him to start searching for her.
Stephen Ojuku, a resident of Bukalikha village says that they take their farm products into neighboring Kenya to look for a good market, but which is costly in terms of transport and risk of having their goods impounded by URA. They want the government to first construct a general market to enable them to sell their farm products at a good price so they can make a profit within Busia.
In January this year, Masinya sub-county secured two-2 acres of land in Bunyuhe village for the market expansion to accommodate 1,500 traders.
Councillors passed a resolution to evict all traders who were operating on the streets in Mugasia trading center to reduce congestion and traffic jam, especially during market day on Sundays.
The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Martin Egesa, a resident of Mugungu B village, Eastern division of Busia Municipality, whos is accused of killing 70-year-old Jackson Kiyenze Guga, a resident of Mugungu B village.
Lawrence Edraku, the officer in-charge-OC Majanji police station, says that they got a report from the army about the arrest of fishermen who were found using illegal fishing gear despite the fact they hadn't yet been brought to the station.