Residents and local leaders of Kabale parish in Buseruka Sub county Hoima district are demanding that their land be surveyed and titles offered before compensation is made. The area forms part of the proposed site for the oil refinery construction.
John Lurot, the Nakapiripirit district LC V chairman is in trouble for allegedly forcefully grabbing the district ambulance. Lurot is accused of grabbing the only ambulance that the district has and now using it for his personal work.
Running battles between police and protesters emerged, and the Anti-Riot police commanded by Nicholas Ngonzi, the Mbarara District Police Commander, managed to send hundreds of protesters scattering into different directions.
Kiiza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change -FDC president is under preventive detention. Preventive arrest is when the police arrest an individual or group of individuals to prevent the occurrence or probable occurrence of a crime.
A public dialogue on oil at Hoima boma grounds on Sunday turned into a platform for the electorate to question area Members of Parliament on why they did not actively participate in last weekâ€™s parliamentary oil debate.