Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
Rujjumba, was driving a BMW registration number UAP 122Z when he knocked Owili who was riding a motorcycle registration number UP 7965 Yamaha along Ggaba Road near Kampala International University while on official duties.
Police accuses the pastor of presiding over a wedding ceremony on Sunday with over 100 people in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. In his recent directives, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, said only 20 people can attend a wedding.
“Government collects guns but at the same time the same people who give these guns get more guns how can this be managed by the forces?” he asked. Bishop Abura, who hails from Karamoja region, says that it is high time for the people of Karamoja to stop violent means of acquiring wealth and embark on peaceful means to acquire wealth.
Michael Longole, the Karamoja regional police spokesperson told URN that they have 68 people including teenagers in various police cells arrested during the implementation of Covid-19 guidelines across the nine districts of Karamoja.
In an eleven day’s operations that was concluded over the weekend covering nine districts in the region, NDA inspectors inspected 434 drugs outlets. The team recovered 171boxes of assorted government and prohibited drugs estimated at over Shillings 42million and are currently lying in the NDA offices in Arua.
Nancy Oryema, the granddaughter of the late Wilson Erinayo Oryema says Nwoya District Local Government has already approved the building plan for the police post, saying they need about Shillings 230million according to the bills of quantity.