Residents say that Acan abandoned her marital home in Alerek after stealing the baby and moved to her aunt’s home in Angwe when people became suspicious because she has not been pregnant nor has she given birth to a baby in her seven-year marriage.
The group reportedly shot dead a 10- year old boy only identified as Apalocolut of Nakapelimoru Sub County, Kotido district and two others; Lopus Apanaleso, 27 and Lotoya Rengetau 25, residents of Panyangara Sub County and Kotido Municipality respectively.
Hashaka observes that while the costs of government works are high, their quality is not up to the standards. He cited Abim Primary School, where a five stance pit latrine was constructed by parents at two million shillings yet government was constructing four- stance pit latrines at a cost of 14 million shillings each in the same school.
The council had planned to complete the District Education Department at 600 million shillings, a twin staff house at Obolokome Primary School worth 76 million shillings and pit latrines and placenta pits in different schools and health units across the district.
The interdiction drew protests from Uganda National Teachers Union, UNTAU and some district officials including the Resident District Commissioner and councilors. UNATU and some individuals threatened to drag the district to court.
The RDC told our reporter that the continued stay of the outgoing CAO in the station might jeopardise the ongoing investigations about the 16 officials arrested in April. The RDC also claims that Akileng interdicted a teacher, Richard Oyel in the district after his term of office in Abim.
Abim Resident District Commissioner, RDC Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza says the abuse of government vehicles is on the rise in the district. Mpimbaza notes that the removal of the health vehicle has greatly affected service delivery especially on handling emergencies.
Nelson Olwit, the Assistant Abim Chief Administrative Officer, says cases of absenteeism have increased. He notes that transport to Abur, where the district headquarters are located costs between Shillings 20,000 to 30,000 by boda-boda each day.
The ritual didnt go down well with some members of the church forcing them to seek intervention from police and district authorities. A member of the church who only identified himself as Okwir, says they were warned not to leak the information to none members.
Joseph Kabila died on his way to Kanu HC11 in Abim Sub County in Saturday. He was accused of stealing two goats belonging to Christopher Omara, a resident of North Village in Gereger parish, Abim Sub County.